WITPOORT — Witpoort Police are investigating a case of culpable homicide after a bus and a car collided head-on on the R518 (Marken Road) on Saturday 2 February around 03:45.
According to Warrant Officer Frans Mokoena, Lephalale Cluster spokesperson, a bus transporting 19 passengers was driving on the R518 when the driver of a Toyota Fortuner with registration number BZB 128 L drove in the wrong lane, facing the bus.
The bus and Fortuner collided head-on.
The driver of the Toyota Fortuner was declared dead on the scene and all 19 passengers from the bus were taken to Ellisras District Hospital for treatment. The bus driver didn’t sustain any injuries.
The investigation continues.