LEPHALALE — A case of culpable homicide was opened at Lephalale SAPS on Sunday 18 March after two men died in a vehicle accident in Nelson Mandela Drive near the Palala Street T-junction in Onverwacht.
According to Warrant Officer Frans Mokoena from Lephalale Cluster, the driver of a silver Isuzu double cab bakkie with registration number SZB 933 GP, lost control over the vehicle on Sunday morning between 06:00 and 06:30. The vehicle overturned and landed in the bushes next to the road.
Melusi Nkosi and Ndobe Salva were both instantly killed and the driver of the vehicle was seriously injured.
Nkosi and Salva were both doing contracting work at Medupi Power Station. Nkosi was residing at Portion 7 in Onverwacht and Salva was residing in Marapong.
The driver of the vehicle was taken to Ellisras District Hospital.
No further information was available at the time of going to print.