Elderly woman dies after being hit by truck on her way to work

2018-11-23 06:01

KOKSTAD SAPS have confirmed a case of culpable homicide after a 62-year-old woman died when she was knocked down by a truck last Friday, November 9. The woman was going to work when the accident occurred between Hope Street and Zietsman Street at 7 am.

SAPS spokesperson Captain Dumisani Ncongo said the woman died on the scene.

“I was on my way to work when I saw the accident. The woman was about to cross the road when she was hit by the truck,” said a local man who witnessed the accident, saying it has left him traumatised.


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