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One dead, five injured in crash

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The four occupants of the Hyundai were also admitted to hospital for serious injuries

ACCIDENT: One person travelling in the bakkie was killed in the accident on the N12. Picture: Danie van der Lith

ONE PERSON died and five others were injured in a head-on collision between a Toyota Hilux bakkie and a Hyundai iX35 on the N12 about 20 kilometres outside Kimberley.

Police spokesperson, Captain Sergio Kock, said that the police are investigating a case of culpable homicide.

“On Friday, at about 8pm, an accident involving a Hyundai iX35 and a Toyota Hilux bakkie occurred. One male passenger in the Toyota Hilux bakkie, Tshepo Oscar Modikadika, 32, died on the scene while the driver of the bakkie was taken to hospital after sustaining minor injuries. The four occupants of the Hyundai were also admitted to hospital for serious injuries.

“The police request that anyone with information regarding the accident to contact Detective Sergeant Daddy Moshotloa at 082 302 0407. The investigation continues,” said Kock.