Mpumalanga’s community safety, security and liaison spokesperson Joseph Mabuza is one of the latest fatalities on the country’s roads. Mabuza was killed in a motorcycle accident on the N4 on Sunday. “He was driving from the Lebombo border to Mozambique, which has been engulfed by [a] traffic pile-up as people are heading for holidays and some home. His brother, Kingdom Mabuza, could not say much, but to just confirm the incident,” the department said. Kingdom said: “We are very sad and more communication will come through as the whole family gets this.”

The department called Mabuza the “darling of the media” in the province. Provincial police spokesperson brigadier Leonard Hlathi said the police were looking for the driver involved in the accident at Hectorspruit, near Komatipoort. “Information at the disposal of police suggests that the fugitive may have recklessly executed a u-turn on the busy road, in the process causing a serious crash with Mabuza, who was on a motorbike a...

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