Eastern Cape N2 Horror Crash Tragically Wipes Out Family of 6, Youngest Victim Was Only 1 Year Old

Eastern Cape N2 Horror Crash Tragically Wipes Out Family of 6, Youngest Victim Was Only 1 Year Old

  • A devastating crash on the N2 in the Eastern Cape took the lives of six family members, including young children
  • The victims were on a journey to the Western Cape when tragedy struck and their car collided with another vehicle
  • Investigations into the collision's cause are ongoing, casting a tragic shadow over this heart-wrenching incident

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EASTERN CAPE - The tragedy of the horrific crash on the N2 in the Eastern Cape that killed six people on Sunday afternoon, 13 August, continues to unfold.

A family of 6 was killed in a horrific crash on the N2 in the Eastern Cape
The police have identified the victims of the deadly and horrific N2 crash in the Eastern Cape. Image: Stock images
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Eastern Cape crash kills family of 6

The South African Police Service (SAPS) has identified the six victims, revealing that they were all part of the same family.

Driver Sandile Patrick Sister and passengers Noyake Regina Heleni, Thembela Heleni, Zikhona Heleni, Kungane Heleni, and Azingce Heleni all perished when their Mini Ceeper overturned and caught fire after colliding with another vehicle, IOL reported.

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Sandile and Noyake were the loving parents of Kungane and Azingce, who were only three and one years old, respectively.

Roadtrip ends in family tragedy, SAPS investigate

According to SAPS spokesperson Colonel Priscilla Naidu, the family was heading to the Western Cape when it collided with a Toyota Rav4 that was heading towards the Easter Cape.

While all the occupants of the Mini Cooper died on impact, the tourist from Dubai who were travelling in the Rav4 only sustained minor injuries.

The police have opened a case of culpable homicide. In the meantime, the Road Traffic Management Corporation is investigating the cause of the collision, TimesLIVE reported.

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The school children, believed to be between 13 and 16 years old, were travelling in a bakkie at around 8am on Tuesday, 30 May, when the fatal crash occurred.

According to TimesLIVE, the school pupils' bodies were found scattered on the road when ER24 paramedics arrived at the scene.

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