Two died in head on collision

THABAZIMBI – A case docket on Culpable Homicide was opened by the police following the death of a 29 years old Ogumbowale Oludegun Michael from Nigeria in a head on collision on the Thabazimbi-Northam road. The accident happened on Monday 25 May at about 16:30 opposite Ben Alberts where there is a speed limit of 80kph.
It is reported that the deceased, who was driving a black Tata Indica in the Northam direction, was busy overtaking another vehicle when he collided with an oncoming vehicle. Three occupants from the vehicle sustained serious injuries and were taken to Thabazimbi Hospital. Matshumahlaga Jeremiah Malepe (51), who was a passenger in the vehicle, passed away at the Thabazimbi Hospital later that night. One of the other occupants of the vehicle has also been released from hospital while the remainder occupant was transferred to a hospital in Rustenburg.
The driver of the other vehicle sustained only minor injuries and was released from hospital after she received medical attention.