Cop, 3 others killed in Limpopo accident

2016-07-03 08:06


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Lephalale - A police sergeant and three others were killed when two vehicles collided along the Marken-R518 outside Lephalale on Saturday, Limpopo police said.

A double cab van lost control and collided with another oncoming car on Saturday afternoon, Lieutenant-Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said.

Three people, including the driver, died instantly and the fourth was certified dead on arrival at Lephalale Provincial Hospital, he said.

The police officer was stationed in Gauteng. It was believed that he had gone to Limpopo to visit for the weekend when the accident occurred.

A case of culpable homicide was opened.

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