Five people, three males and two females died during an accident between a Greyhound Luxury Coach and a White Volkswagen Polo hatchback at the crossing of N6 National Road and R702 Road during the early hours of today, Sunday 3 September 2023. The police were called to the scene and on arrival discovered that the two vehicles had crashed into each other.
According to the report, the bus which was traveling in the southern direction towards Reddersburg and reportedly ran over the Polo which was traveling from east direction west and failed to obey the stop sign. The Polo then rolled resulting in three of its occupants being ejected while the driver and the other passenger remained trapped inside. All Emergency Services personnel were summoned to the scene and the five occupants in the Volkswagen Polo were declared dead. The driver of the bus was rushed to the local hospital for treatment of injuries.
A case of culpable homicide was opened at Kagisanong Police Station. All the deceased are still unidentified however, police investigation continues. The Polo was tested and is still registered as ‘We Buy Cars’ property. Any member of the public who can assist police in identifying the deceased, who appear to be still young, is requested to call Sergeant Paul Mokoena at 071 6289 005 or call the SAPS Crime Stop number 08600 10111.
Content retrieved from: https://www.saps.gov.za/newsroom/msspeechdetail.php?nid=48199.