Police in Potchefstroom are investigating a Culpable Homicide case after three vehicles were involved in a serious collision that led to four deaths on the N12 road, near Ikageng Location at about 19:00 on Saturday, 29 June 2019.
It is alleged that the driver of a Tata bakkie was crossing the N12 at the last entrance of Ikageng (Sarafina Road) into the N12 when he collided with a Hyundai vehicle that was travelling from Klerksdorp towards Potchefstroom. Due to the collision, an unconfirmed number of people were flung from the back of the bakkie and landed on the road. Allegedly, another vehicle, a Kia, collided with some of the people that were on the road.
Four people (two males and two females) died on the scene while seven other people were taken to hospital with serious injuries. At this stage, the deceased has not been formally identified. Due to the collision, the road was closed for approximately five 5 hours.
Below: Photos of the accident scene