Jan 13, 2020Ngcobo – Ngcobo police are investigating a culpable homicide case following a taxi accident that claimed the lives of five children.”It is alleged that a taxi that was from Western Cape lost control along R61 road near Beyeye Locality, Manzana Village, Ngcobo on Monday, at about 05:00,” said police spokesperson, Captain Khaya Tonjeni.”The taxi rolled fatally injuring five passengers, who are believed to be children between five and 14 years of age.’Sixteen others including the driver were seriously injured and all rushed to the hospital at Ngcobo.”Capt Tonjeni said that the identities of all the deceased are still being withheld as some of their relatives are yet to be informed of their deaths.”The actual cause of the fatal accident is not known but under the investigation of Ngcobo Police detectives,” he added.Acting Eastern Cape Police Provincial Commissioner, Major General Andries Swart, conveyed his condolences to all the families who have lost their beloved relatives.He wished the injured a speedy recovery.Follow more RNEWS articles, subscribe to our YouTube channel and for breaking news LIKE us on Facebook. For news on the Western Cape click here.For great savings on life’s little pleasures visit Bargain Buys! Know somebody who is getting married, Wedding and Function can assist. Have kids, then you need to visit Kids Connection. Enjoy food and travel, then visit Home Food and Travel. Need assistance with an online presence, visit Agency One.