Five people fatally injured in motor vehicle collision

THORNHILL The South African Police Service in Thornhill are investigating a case of culpable homicide following a fatal motor vehicle collision between three vehicles, in which five people were killed. It is alleged that a truck with a trailer and two vehicles (a white Nissan Livina and silver Honda CRV) collided on the N2, between Thornhill and Jeffreys Bay (Humansdorp area), at about 20:00, last night, Wednesday, 2 October 2019. The circumstances surrounding the accident is not clear at this stage and it is under investigation.

The Nissan Livina had four occupants in the vehicle (a male driver (51), two females (ages 40 and 45) and a 5-year-old girl. All four passed on at the scene. The 73-year-old male driver of the silver Honda was swung out of his vehicle during impact and the vehicle burned out on the scene.

The names of the deceased will be released after their next-of-kin were informed.

Source: South African Police Service