LEPHALALE — A case of culpable homicide was opened at Lephalale SAPS on Sunday 7 May after yet another person lost his life in a car accident.
According to Warrant Officer Frans Mokoena from Lephalale SAPS, Humpfrey Macebele (36) died on Sunday morning around 07:40 on OR Tambo Road.
It is alleged the driver of a white Mazda double cab with registration number DSD 184 L was on its way on the R510 (OR Tambo) towards Lephalale Town when he saw an oncoming truck overtaking another truck. In his attempt to avoid a collision with the truck the driver of the Mazda lost control and hit a street light next to the road.
Four other people were taken to Ellisras Provincial Hospital for treatment of injuries.