Six people have died in an accident on the N1 highway between Mookgophong and Modimolle. Photo supplied

Six dead in horror crash


Justin Steyn   l   Views: 240

Six people were killed in a head-on collision on Saturday, 10 December.

According to the provincial police spokesman. Lieutenant Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe, the accident involved the collision of a Volkswagen Polo and a Mercedes-Benz on the N1 highway between Modimolle and Mookgophong. At the scene the Polo was balancing on its nose which had been crushed. Ngoepe said that all six passengers involved in the accident died at the scene.

Ngoepe said that the collision was a result of one of the motorist apparently trying to avoid an object on the road.

According to the latest statistics, the accident brought the provincial death toll to 28 since the start of the festive season.

18 months ago       14 December 2016