Two die when car crashes into horse

Two people travelling the N2 between East London and King William's Town died on Tuesday morning after the car they were travelling in hit a horse; killing them and the horse instantly.
A third person sustained severe injuries from the accident. Department of transport spokesman Unathi Binqose said the accident happened near the Walter Sisulu University Potsdam campus in the early hours of the morning when the car collided with the horse which was believed to be in the middle of the road.
"The horse died at the crash scene as well. The injured occupant was taken to Cecilia Makiwane Hospital. A culpable homicide docket has been opened at Berlin SAPS," said Binqose...

This article is reserved for registered DispatchLIVE readers.

Simply register AT NO COST to proceed. If you've already registered, simply sign in.

Already registered on HeraldLIVE, BusinessLIVE, TimesLIVE or SowetanLIVE? Sign in with the same details.

Questions or problems? Email or call 0860 52 52 00 .