Ndebele calls for murder charges against driver accused of killing five joggers
24 October 2011
Transport Minister Sibusiso Ndebele wants the driver of a Mercedes ML500 who slammed into six joggers in Midrand on Saturday to be charged with murder.
Four women and a man died on the scene, a seriously injured woman is being treated in hospital.
The joggers were preparing for next month’s Soweto Marathon.
It is alleged by witnesses that the driver was drunk.
At least 20-thousand drunk drivers have been arrested across South Africa over the past eleven months.