Four killed in EC bakkie accident

By Drum Digital
27 December 2013

Four people were killed when their bakkie overturned at Madwaleni in the Eastern Cape, Arrive Alive said on Friday.

The driver of the bakkie failed to negotiate a bend and lost control of the vehicle on Thursday afternoon, spokesperson Tshepo Machaea said.

Four people died on the scene and six were seriously injured. Madwaleni is about 30km south-east of Elliotdale.

"It is alleged that those who were injured and killed were seated at the back of the bakkie," said Machaea.

The bakkie driver fled the scene after the accident. Police were looking for him. – Sapa

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