Hummer driver in court over crash

2012-02-08 08:03
Pretoria - A man who allegedly ran over and killed two motorcyclists with a stolen Hummer will appear in the Pretoria North Regional Court on Wednesday.

A trial date was expected to be set for Indu Chyabu, who faces two charges of culpable homicide.

Bikers Johannes Kruger and Pieter Coetzee were killed when the Hummer which Chiyabu was allegedly driving ploughed into them on Rachel de Beer Road in Pretoria on October 16, 2010.

Two motorcycles and the Hummer caught fire. Coetzee and Kruger died at the scene. Chiyabu was initially reported to have fled the accident scene.

Coetzee's son, also called Pieter, lost his leg in the accident.

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