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Soccer crash driver arrested

By Sapa | Nov 12, 2012 | COMMENTS [ 9 ]

He was treated for minor injuries after the crash and was then arrested for drunken and reckless or negligent driving

The driver of a bakkie which collided with a minibus taxi, killing four soccer players in Limpopo, has been arrested, police said on Monday.

Brigadier Hangwane Mulaudzi said the 36-year-old man was treated for minor injuries after the crash and was then arrested for drunken and reckless or negligent driving.

Four soccer players were killed when the bakkie hit the minibus on its side along the R71 near Polokwane on Sunday night.

The taxi landed on its side in the path of oncoming traffic, where a bus carrying Zion Christian Church members crashed into it.

The soccer players were members of the Polokwane City football club and had been travelling from Oscar Mphetha stadium, where they had played their National First Division match against FC AK.

Four players died at the scene while seven others were taken to hospital.

The man was expected to appear in the Mankweng Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday.

COMMENTS [ 9 ]

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eish!!! looking at JUB JUB case i fear the worst for him!!!

Nov 12, 2012 11:15 | 0 replies

Pls guys don't drink n drive..c nw four ppl lost their lyf bcaz of one person.

may their soul rest in peace

Nov 12, 2012 11:22 | 0 replies

Sad that 4 ppl were killed by an ignorant drunk reckless mthrfckr whose life was spared really life sometimes nxaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

May their soul RIP and sincere condolences to their families and friends

Nov 12, 2012 11:29 | 0 replies

that muthasucka should be jailed for life where he won't be able to drink or have $ex! Some people are idiots, SIES

Nov 12, 2012 11:38 | 0 replies

Mara sex e tsena tsena bjang mo ka gore ba bolela ka drink & drive

Nov 12, 2012 12:3 | 0 replies

It is so sad that people dont want to listen, how long are we going to bury our loved ones because of alcohol? we need to come up with a stiffer sentence that will make all drivers not to even think of touching alcohol. I believe the Government and the alcohol companies must come up with solutions to this or else we must ban alcohol once and for all

Nov 12, 2012 12:25 | 0 replies

wheres the original article@sowetan

Nov 12, 2012 1:26 | 0 replies

the original article is different from this one, Graduates articles should not be published

Nov 12, 2012 2:46 | 0 replies

I guess a lot of people usually think that it can never happen to them. Unfortunately, reality strikes in once tragedy has happened.
If you have been drinking, do not drive, PERIOD!

Nov 12, 2012 2:53 | 0 replies