The South African Police Service in Makhado are investigating a case of Culpable homicide following a fatal vehicle crash that occurred this morning, on Monday the 15 February 2021 along the N1 North road near Mampakuil weigh Bridge.
It is alleged that a truck was travelling from Polokwane driving towards Louis Trichardt when it collided with another stationary truck that was parked off road and burnt to ashes.
Preliminary police investigation indicate that the driver lost control, hit a stationary truck parked off road that reportedly had a puncture and caught fire.
One passenger was burnt to ashes after being trapped in the truck yet the other passenger and the driver survived with serious injuries and taken to the Hospital for medical treatment. The three occupants from the stationary truck escaped unharmed.
The cause of this accident is still not clear at this stage but the ongoing Police investigations will tell. The process of identifying the deceased is still underway.
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