Police Investigate Culpable Homicide [press release]

Police in Delareyville are investigating a case of culpable homicide following the death of six people when a truck collided with a Toyota double cab bakkie along N14 road. The incident occurred on Tuesday, 23 December 2014 at approximately 16:00.

It is alleged that the truck was travelling towards Delareyville while the bakkie was travelling to the opposite direction when they collided head-on. According to the information all six occupants of the bakkie, four adults and two children with unknown ages died instantly while the truck driver was slightly injured. He was discharged from the hospital after medical treatment. The cause of the accident is unknown at this stage and investigation into the matter continues.

Source : South African Police Service