Truck driver arrested for Chabane crash

2015-03-15 14:45

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Johannesburg - The truck driver involved in the crash which killed Minister of Public Service and Administration Collins Chabane, his driver and a bodyguard, was arrested on Sunday, Limpopo police said.

"He was arrested," said Colonel Ronel Otto.

"We opened a case of culpable homicide that will be investigated," said Colonel Ronel Otto.

Chabane and his bodyguards Sergeant Lesiba Sekele and Sergeant Lawrence Lentsoane were killed instantly when a truck did a u-turn in front of their car on the N1 near Polokwane in the early hours of Sunday morning.

The truck driver was not injured.

He would appear in the Polokwane Magistrate's Court on Tuesday.

- Family, friends and Colleagues of Collins Chabane are invited to share their memories and tributes, and to light a candle for him, on his profile at Remembered.co.za.

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