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Four die in Willowvale taxi accident

The Willowvale Police are investigating a case of culpable homicide after a Quantum minibus overturned at Nkelekethe Village and plunged into the Shixini River on Wednesday morning. The driver and three passengers lost their lives while seven were rushed to the Butterworth Hospital with serious injuries.

“The cause of the accident is not known at this point. The identities of the deceased are still being withheld as their next of kin have not yet been informed of their deaths. The case is under investigation,” said police spokesperson Captain Jackson Manatha.


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