Pinetown truck driver back in court

FILE PICTURE: White crosses have been erected in memory of the 24 people who were killed when a articulated truckhit four fully-laden minibus taxis and a Volkswagen Golf on the corners of Field’s Hill (M13) and Richmond roads in Pinetown shortly before 7pm on September 6. Picture CNS

The driver of a truck that killed 23 people is set to appear at the Pinetown Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday for a formal bail application.

Sanele Goodness May was initially charged with 22 counts of culpable homicide, but this was subsequently upgraded to 22 counts of murder and a charge of reckless or negligent driving.

The accident occurred when the truck May was driving hit four fully laden minibus taxis and two cars on the corner of Field’s Hill (M13) and Richmond Road in Pinetown shortly before 7pm on September 6.



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