Crash kills woman, injures six children

2008-01-04 00:00

SIX children were injured and a woman killed in an accident at Van Reenen yesterday.

“An Opel Corsa was travelling towards Durban when it is alleged to have veered into oncoming traffic and collided head-on with a Kia Carnival,” said Captain Charmaine Struwig.

A case of culpable homicide was being investigated.

Struwig said the occupants of the Kia Carnival, two adults and six children aged between one and 12, were all seriously injured.

The woman driving the Corsa was killed.

Police surmise the family were on holiday in KZN and were returning home to Gauteng, although this has yet to be confirmed.

Vishal Harriparsad (31) was caught driving an Opel Corsa at 217 km/h near Hillcrest yesterday afternoon. He will appear in court on January 30.

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