Crash:3 killed in Kokstad

2013-02-06 00:00

THREE people died when a minibus crashed into the back of a horse and trailer truck in Kokstad yesterday morning.

One of the dead, believed to be about 17, died on the scene and the others died in hospital.

Humphrey Thompson from Resqmed, a medical rescue company in Kokstad, said the minibus taxi was coming from Mount Ayliff, in the Eastern Cape, to Kokstad.

He said seven people were seriously injured — two later died in hospital — nine others sustained minor injuries.

Police spokesperson Colonel Vincent Mdunge said police are investigating a case of culpable homicide.

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