The accident took place at approximately 07:00 this morning at the Addo Road and Old Grahamstown Road crossing. A white Quantum minibus and trailer collided with a truck (horse only) and overturned.
Police spokesperson, Capt. André Beetge, said that of the injured passengers, two were boys aged 11 and four years.
“The truck driver, a 50-year-old male, was uninjured in the incident. All injured passengers were transported to different hospitals depending on their injuries which ranged from serious to medium in severity,” Beetge said.
A case of culpable homicide is being investigated by SAPS Swartkops.
Source: SAPS media statement
Two people died in an accident that took place on Addo Road early this morning, July 15.
According to Director of Traffic and Licencing in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro, Warren Prins, a taxi had overturned, leading to a road closure after the accident.
The taxi and a truck had allegedly collided.
“Two people died in the accident. Addo Road is still closed,” Prins said.