Five people died tragically in a head-on motor vehicle collision along the Amajuba Pass, near Newcastle, on the N11 last Friday (15 June). The accident happened at around 6pm and according to police reports a car and truck collided.

The Pietermaritzburg Collision Unit, that responded to assist the Newcastle police, is investigating the incident. The deceased have as yet not been identified while culpable homicide is being investigated.