KwaNongoma mayor Albert Mncwango was disheartened by the tragic loss of life of two teenage women who died in an accident involving his convoy on Thursday 16 July at R66 in White Metropolis.
Asanda Ngcobo and Olona Ndebele died after being dragged by the mayor’s convoy. The convoy had simply dropped the mayor at his residence in Nongoma, northern KwaZulu-Natal when the incident occurred.
KZN Transport MEC Bheki Ntuli has launched an pressing investigation into the deadly automotive accident.
In a press release, Ntuli mentioned that some eyewitnesses noticed the car travelling at an extreme velocity, killing the 2 women aged 13 who have been strolling on the aspect of the highway. This ugly accident has sparked a group protest within the space, with the group barricading the highway demanding that fast motion be taken.
Ntuli calmed the members of the communities down as they have been protesting for justice in opposition to the driving force. The EFF and the DA in KwaZulu-Natal are calling for an pressing motion to be taken in opposition to the driving force of the car. The 48-year-old driver was arrested and detained at Nongoma police station and anticipated to seem earlier than the court docket quickly.
Mayor Mncwango discovered it tough to remark concerning the negligence on his driver’s half as a result of he was not there however he nevertheless assured that the investigation will happen with out interference.