Two die in Butterworth accident

2016-06-26 14:25

East London – Two people have died in an accident in Butterworth, Eastern Cape, police said on Sunday.

A 23-year-old man and his 22-year-old female passenger were killed in the accident around 11:00 on Saturday, while a second male passenger escaped unharmed.

Police spokesperson Captain Jackson Manatha said the accident took place on the Lengeni gravel road at Ndabakazi Village, Butterworth.

The crash might have been caused by a burst tyre, police said, as no other cars were involved.

A case of culpable homicide was being investigated.

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