12 Apr 2018, Westernburg, Polokwane: The South African Police Service in Westernburg outside Polokwane are investigating a case of culpable homicide which occurred this morning at about 08h00 along the N1 South, few kilometres outside the city of Polokwane.
It is alleged that a police vehicle with two members inside, was traveling from south to north when it collided head-on with a VW Polo with four occupants inside. The three photos in gallery below were supplied by the SAPS.
During this collision, two occupants from the VW died instantly, the other occupants and the two police officers sustained serious injuries and they were all taken to the hospital for medical treatment.
The cause of this fatal crash is not clear at this stage but the police investigations will tell that as they are still unfolding.
The names of the deceased will be released as soon as their families are notified.