Jozini crash: Driver abandons bail

Jozini crash: Driver abandons bail

The driver of the truck that was involved in a fatal crash in Jozini, in northern KwaZulu-Natal has abandoned his bid for bail.

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Sipho Ntuli is facing charges of drunken driving and culpable homicide.

The 43-year-old – who was driving a heavy-duty combination truck - lost control of the vehicle - ploughing into several pedestrians and cars near the Jozini Clinic last week Wednesday.

Eight people were killed, and 32 others were injured.

KwaZulu-Natal NPA spokesperson, Natasha Kara says Ntuli made a brief appearance in the Ubombo Magistrate’s Court on Friday morning.

"The accused has abandoned his application for bail. The matter was remanded to 28 July for further investigations," she says. 

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