Two babies lose their lives during a motor vehicle accident

The police in Malamulele outside Giyani are investigating a case of Culpable Homicide after a one month baby and another one aged five months died during a motor vehicle accident that took place along the Xipurapureni/Xigalo gravel road today, Tuesday 24 December 2019 at about 10h55.

A learner driver of a Ford Bantam, transporting 12 passengers including the two babies, with lots of groceries, allegedly lost control of the vehicle and it overturned, instantly killing one of the babies. The other one later succumbed to the injuries in hospital.

All other passengers and the learner driver were taken to hospital for medical attention.

Police investigations into the circumstances of the accident are already underway.

Source: South African Police Service