A heavy truck collided head-on with a VW Fox and killed two people at the scene.
The horrific accident happened on Wednesday evening on the R336 road near Kirkwood, in the Eastern Cape.
The two people in the vehicle died at the scene.
A witness said the heavy truck squashed the vehicle under its wheels and dragged it for a few metres.
“Bloodstains made the incident more horrific.
“People were screaming as they arrived to see it with their own eyes,” said a witness
Police spokesman Sergeant Majola Nkohli said the incident happened at about 5pm.
“We are investigating a case of culpable homicide after a collision that claimed the lives of two people.
“It is alleged that the VW was travelling towards Addo.
“The people who died in the accident are Simphiwe Mente (54) and Thandiwe Nolingo (25), originally from Addo.
“Police are investigating a culpable homicide case.”