Six people died and 14 injured when a minibus transporting patients overturned on the N6 road this morning.
The driver of the minibus including five were killed in the accident and 14 sustained injuries and were taken to Frontier Hospital in Komani.
Police spokeswoman captain Namhla Mdleleni said a minor also died in the accident.
“The police are investigating a case of culpable homicide,” she said.
The department of health spokesman Sizwe Kupelo sent the department’s condolences to the families of the deceased patients.
“We also wish those injured a speedy recovery,” he said.