Driver involved in Pongola crash arrested

Pongolo Crash

The driver involved in the Pongolo crash has been arrested (eNCA/Screenshot)

PHONGOLO - The truck driver in the Pongolo horror crash that claimed 21 lives has been arrested.

Up to 21 people - mostly children - died when a bakkie and a truck collided on the N2 highway in northern KwaZulu-Natal on Friday.

READ: UPDATE | 21 killed on N2 highway near Pongola

The police launched a widespread manhunt after the truck driver fled the scene.   

The driver has handed himself over to police and is expected to appear in the Pongolo Magistrate Court on Monday.

Source
eNCA

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