Durban motorist charged with killing 2 cyclists appears in court

2016-03-30 15:28


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Durban – The man charged with killing two cyclists when he struck them with his car on the M4 in Durban appeared briefly in the Durban Magistrate's Court on Wednesday.

Omesh Ramnarain, 32, had his case postponed to May 17.

He was arrested on Sunday, February 7, at the scene of the crash in which cyclists Richard da Silva and Jarred Dwyer were killed.

Da Silva and Dwyer had been part of a group of cyclists on a training ride on the M4 Ruth First Freeway when Ramnarain allegedly struck them with his VW Golf GTI around 05:00.

He is facing two counts of culpable homicide, and charges of drunken driving, and reckless or negligent driving.

He was granted R10 000 bail at an earlier court appearance.

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