Six die in minibus crash on N6 in Eastern Cape

Six people died and 14 injured when a minibus transporting patients overturned on the N6 road in the Eastern Cape on Wednesday morning.

The driver of the minibus including five passengers were killed in the accident and 14 sustained injuries and were taken to Frontier Hospital in Komani.

Police spokeswoman Captain Namhla Mdleleni said a minor was among those who died in the accident.

“The police are investigating a case of culpable homicide‚” she said.

Eastern Cape health department spokesman Sizwe Kupelo sent the department’s condolences to the families of the victims.

“We also wish those injured a speedy recovery‚” he said.

By: Tembile Sgqolana – DispatchLIVE

Source: TMG Digital.

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