Six die in Eastern Cape accident

Picture: iStock

Picture: iStock

The accident happened when a vehicle overturned and left the road on the N2 towards Port Elizabeth.

The police service in the Eastern Cape on Monday said it was investigating a case of culpable homicide following a motor vehicle accident which claimed the lives of six people, including three children, on the N2 national highway outside Grahamstown.

“The vehicle, a silver sedan with a trailer, appeared to have lost control on a sharp turn. There were eight occupants in the vehicle,” police said.

Six people – three children and three adult males – died.

“Two other persons (female) are receiving medical treatment at a local hospital, one of whom is in a critical condition.”

At least two other people sustained serious injuries.

– African News Agency (ANA

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