13 Jan 2018, East London: Last night at approximately 23h00 emergency services responded to a serious collision on the N6 near Beacon Bay in East London involving a Toyota Hilux Bakkie and a Nissan Sentra motor vehicle.
It's believed that the driver of the Bakkie lost control for some reason and crashed into the Nissan Sentra which had 3 occupants. A Male driver and female passenger from the Nissan sustained serious injuries.
Sadly, the third occupant, a 3-year old child, passed away due to severe injuries. The child was declared deceased on the scene.
According to the driver of the Nissan Sentra, the driver of the Toyota Hilux ran away from the crash scene.
The two seriously injured patients were transported to Frere hospital in East London. Case docket has been opened at Beacon bay police station for investigation.