Motorist who allegedly ran over tourists released on bail

2016-12-20 21:06
Ambulance. (Tammy Petersen, News24, FILE)

Ambulance. (Tammy Petersen, News24, FILE)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

Cape Town – A 27-year-old man suspected of knocking down a group of tourists - killing a Swedish national and leaving five others injured - has been released on R5000 bail.

Table View police investigating officer Johan von Wielligh told News24 on Tuesday that Darrel Kevin Fouter appeared in the Cape Town Magistrate's court on Monday. 

In addition to Fouter’s R5 000 bail, his passport has been seized by authorities. 

The case has been postponed to March 7. 

Von Wielligh said one injured tourist remains in hospital, but is set to be released soon. 

On Thursday News24 reported that following the accident, police arrested the 27-year-old man for culpable homicide, reckless and negligent driving and driving under the influence of alcohol.

Paramedics at the scene tried to save the young Swedish national, who sustained multiple injuries, but were unsuccessful.

Read more on:    cape town  |  accidents

Join the conversation! encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

Inside News24

Competition regulation for a growing and inclusive economy

ADVERTORIAL: The Competition Commission of South Africa is conducting advocacy work in the South African automotive aftermarket industry and has gazetted a Draft Code of Conduct for public comment.

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.