Deceased identified from fatal head-on collision outside Polokwane

Seven people including a young boy were killed instantly when the two vehicle collided head-on. Photos: Supplied

POLOKWANE – Six of the seven deceased have been positively identified by their families, says the police.

According to Police Spokesperson, Lt Col Moatshe Ngoepe the deceased are as follows: 

Norman Kone (The 34-year-old driver of the Opel Astra), his wife Puseletso Marithabile Motsili (29) years and their child Andani Kone (4). They family are from Lesotho.

Braimah Eshiozimede (The 28-year-old Nigerian driver of the Polo Vino).

Maano Nenghovela (33) from Thohoyandou and

Samuel Lebese (25) from Zebediela near Lebowakgomo.

The police appeal to anyone who can assist in the identification of the last deceased to contact Captain Wilson Dikgale at the Westernburg Police Station.


13 October 2017

POLOKWANE – Seven people, including a young boy of around five-years-old died after a head-on collision between two sedans along the N1, around 7kms south of Polokwane on Thursday evening.

Police Spokesperson, Lt Col Moatshe Ngoepe reported: “It is alleged that two vehicles which were travelling in opposite directions, collided killing all seven deceased instantly.”

“Three of the deceased (two African males and one African female) were occupants from a Polo Vivo and four others (two African males, one African female including a boy around five years of age) were from a Opel Astra,” he said.

All the deceased in this matter are still unknown and police appeal to anyone who can assist in the identification of the deceased to contact Captain Wilson Dikgale at the Westernburg Police Station, he added.

The cause of this collision is not clear and will form part of a police investigation, concluded Ngoepe.

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