Three people were killed on N1 South, outside Polokwane

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By: Giyani View reporter

Three people were killed in early hours of Friday after the driver of a truck made a U-turn on N1 South from Polokwane to Pretoria near Modimolle Toll Plaza.

It is alleged that the driver of a double cap bakkie conveying 15 people, towing a trailer was travelling along the N1 South when a truck made a U-turn and the driver lost control of the van and it overturned.

The Police in Modimolle are investigating the case of culpable homicide which occured in the early hours of Friday. Police said

Limpopo police spokesperson Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said “other passengers sustained serious injuries and they were taken to Bela-Bela hospital for medical treatment. The driver of the truck was immediately arrested”.

The culpable homicide case was opened and the Police investigations are still continuing. Ngoepe added