Accident: Four killed in province

2012-10-17 00:00

FOUR people were killed in two separate accidents involving trucks in the province last night.

In one accident, two pedestrians died after being hit by a truck that had just collided with a minibus taxi in Wartburg, police spokesperson Lieutenant Joey Jeevan told The Witness.

Jeevan said a passenger, who was on the back of the truck also died. The truck had been carrying farm labourers. Seven people were seriously injured.

In another accident, a pedestrian was killed after being struck by a truck in Richmond.

Charges of culpable homicide were being investigated in both accidents.

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