North West road crash claims three lives
By Newsflash News Agency
20 March 2010
Three people, including a 16-year-old girl, were killed in a road accident near Mafikeng in North West this morning.
The family members were on their way to the unveiling of a tombstone when the 31-year-old driver lost control on a gravel road. The driver, his 16-year-old sister and 51-year-old aunt died on the scene.
Meanwhile in the Eastern Cape police are hunting for a taxi driver who allegedly raped a university student. The 17-year-old Walter Sisulu University student boarded the taxi last night to her home in Butterworth.
She told police the taxi driver took her to a nearby township where he stopped at a container depot and raped her. Detectives are following up leads.