Seven victims involved in a fatal crash between Mookgopong and Mokopane have been identified

Seven victims involved in a fatal crash between Mookgopong and Mokopane have been identified

The identities of the seven deceased involved in the fatal crash have been confirmed with the immediate families :

This follows a horrific accident that claimed the lives of five passengers from a Renault Sedan car and two passengers from a Toyota light delivery van along R101 between Mookgopong and Mokopane in the early hours of Sunday 11 February 2024.

According to reports, a Renault sedan collided head-on with a Toyota light delivery van, which was traveling from Mookgophong towards Mokopane.

Two deceased passengers from the SAPS Toyota light delivery van, a police officer, and a suspect were identified as:
1. Constable Makoela Mpetli (29) attached to SAPS Naboomspruit.
2. Deceased Suspect: Mr Resemate William Ntemane (45).

The suspect was initially arrested for assault and intimidation and was being transported to Mokopane SAPS, for detention.

All five (5) deceased people in the silver Renault sedan are from Lefahleng village in Hammanskraal and were identified as:

1. Driver: Tlometsane Gontse Hendrick (29)
2. Tlometsane Thabang Samuel (27)
3.Tlometsane Klaas Sello (64)
4. Tlometsane Kagiso Philimon (42)
5. Tlometsane Selaki Elizabeth (60)

The driver of the SAPS vehicle, Sergeant, was rushed to the hospital and is currently receiving medical attention.

The cause of this horrific accident is still unknown and is currently being investigated.

The Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe, has sent messages of condolences to the bereaved families and wishes the driver a speedy recovery.

Police investigations are continuing.


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