Gruesome head-on collision accident claim Odendaalsrus couple

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Squabble erupted between the couple ended in a devastating accident that claimed both their lives when their car stemmed into a head-on collision in the R30 road, 5 km from Odendaalsrus on Sunday afternoon.

According to SAPS Spokesperson, Captain Stephen Thakeng, it is alleged that the pair were in an overheated quarrel when their car landed in front of the incoming truck.

“At about 16:00, apparently this couple had an argument and the husband shouted, as they are tenants, that he is going to kill his family.

Odendaalsrus SAPS received an anonymous call, informing them that the husband left with the wife and he said he is going to kill himself and his family,” Stephen Thakeng revealed.

Shortly, the police were informed about a head on collision in R30 road.

Sedan light motor vehicle collided with a truck near Odendaalsrus.

According to the driver of the truck, he was from Freddie shaft number 9 mine with a load of stones.

He just drove inside the R30 road towards Odendaalsrus, when a meroon Opel Corsa came in his direction and hit the truck with a high speed.

The couple was certified dead on the spot by Emergency Medical Services.

It is further reported that, a case of Culpable Homicide will be investigated.

The road was closed for almost two to three hours. Jaws of Life had to be used to take out deceased couple from their vehicle.

“The names of this couple will be announced later after next of kins are thoroughly informed,” Captain Thakeng said.


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