KwaNongoma mayor Albert Mncwango was disheartened by the tragic demise of two teenage women who died in an accident involving his convoy on Thursday 16 July at R66 in White Metropolis.
The women Asanda Ngcobo and Olona Ndebele died after being dragged by the mayor’s convoy for a number of metres. The convoy had simply dropped the mayor at his house in Nongoma, northern KwaZulu-Natal when the incident occurred.
KZN Transport MEC Bheki Ntuli has launched an pressing investigation into the deadly automotive accident.
In an announcement, Ntuli mentioned that some eyewitnesses noticed the automobile travelling at an extreme pace, killing the 2 women aged 13 who had been strolling on the aspect of the street. This grotesque accident has sparked a neighborhood protest within the space, with the neighborhood barricading the street demanding that instant motion be taken.
Ntuli calmed the members of the communities down as they had been protesting for justice in opposition to the driving force. The EFF and the DA in KwaZulu-Natal are calling for an pressing motion to be taken in opposition to the driving force of the automobile. The 48-year-old driver was arrested and detained at Nongoma police station and anticipated to seem earlier than the court docket quickly.
It’s tough for Mayor Mncwango to remark concerning the negligence on his driver’s half, saying it was tough for him as a result of he was not there however he nonetheless assured that they investigation will happen with out interference.