MARALALENG

Four people died when they were hit by a car on Tuesday night. The incident happened near Maralaleng village in the Ga-Mphahlele area.

“The SAPS in Lebowakgomo are investigating a case of culpable homicide, after four people were last night on the 17th September 2019 at about 20:00, hit by a motor vehicle near Maralaleng village,” said  Col Moatshe Ngoepe, Limpopo SAPS spokesman.

It is alleged that four family members aged between 10 and 55 years were walking along Maralaleng gravel road when they were knocked down by the vehicle that was travelling from Lekurung to Dithabaneng direction.

The Police were summoned to the scene and reacted swiftly accompanied by the Emergency Services and subsequently, all these people were certified dead at the scene.

“The cause of this accident is not clear at this stage but the ongoing Police investigations will tell,” added Ngoepe.

The four deceased who are all members of the same family were identified as Veronica Maswinyane (55) Pontsho Kadiaka (30) Constance Kadiaka (40) and Thereso Kadiaka (10).

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