- Nokuthula Mabika was involved in a car accident in 2019 that made headlines
- The actress was accused of abandoning the victim of the accident, Grade 11 student, Sanele Maphalala
- Nokuthula apparently gave Sanele R150 and took off and now the victim is believed to be paralysed permanently
In 2019, actress Nokuthula Mabika made entertainment news headlines when she was involved in a car accident.
Nokuthula didn't get hurt but the victim who she hit with her car, Grade 11 pupil, Sanele Maphalala was severely hurt.
The accident happened in August, and Sanele's head and left side of his body were injured, Briefly.co.za reported. The actress was accused of disappearing on Sanele after the accident after giving him R150.
Now, it is believed that Sanele will be paralysed for life.
Sanele was allowed to go home after spending four months in the hospital.
According to OKMzansi, Sanele's mother, Sbongile, said that he cannot do anything for himself.
She has to wash and bath him, get him dressed and help him when he needs to use the toilet.
"Nokuthula has ruined our lives."
The mother added her son has to eat porridge and have soft drinks because she can't afford to buy any other healthier food options.
They are also being kept in the dark about the case, says Sbongile. They do not know if there is any progress being made with the investigation.
She feels that her son's future has been ruined by the accident. She added that she won't have peace until the actress was 'punished' for what happened.
The Uzalo actress has been relatively quiet about the whole matter.
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