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Driver arrested after horrific Mpumalanga crash which claimed nine lives

PRETORIA – The motive force of the mild transport vehicle which became involved in a awful crash at KwaMhlanga, in Mpumalanga, that claimed 9 lives on Saturday morning, become discharged from hospital and arrested on charges which include culpable murder, and drinking and driving.


Mpumalanga Community Safety spokesperson Moeti Mmusi stated the motive force become attended at KwaMhlanga Hospital, and he become discharged on the equal day.

THE driver of the light delivery vehicle which crashed in KwaMhlanga has been discharged from hospital and arrested by police. Photo: Mpumalanga Community Safety


“He was then arrested for culpable homicide, drunken driving and reckless and negligent driving. He is predicted to appear in court soon to use for bail,” Mmusi stated.


THE driving force of the light delivery car which crashed in KwaMhlanga, has been discharged from clinic and arrested with the aid of police. Photo: Mpumalanga Community Safety

Mmusi stated the crash passed off at the R573 Road among Kwaggafontein and Moteti at about 5am.


“This passed off whilst a mild shipping automobile overturned. Twenty greater humans sustained critical injuries and they are currently receiving remedy at close by KwaMhlanga and Philadelphia Hospitals respectively,” Mmusi stated.


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He stated the deceased had been all men and that they had been passengers.


Of the 20 first of all stated as significantly injured, two later died, bringing the dying toll to nine.


“It is believed that the driving force of the car may have lost manipulate and the automobile veered off the street before crashing on the facet. The investigation into the crash is already underway. Overloading is one of factors that the probe will check out,” Mmusi stated.


At the weekend, Mpumalanga MEC for Community Safety, Security and Liaison, Vusi Shongwe expressed “deeply disappointment” over the numerous crashes that have left households devastated.


Shongwe appealed to motorists to be on excessive alert on the street.


The MEC sent condolences to the bereaved households, and also needed a fast restoration to the injured.


Driver arrested after horrific Mpumalanga crash which claimed nine lives (iol.co.za)

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