Wednesday, 11 August 2021

Oranjeville: The bodies of two men were retrieved out of Vaal dam in Oranjeville on Tuesday; 10 August 2021. The police divers searched for the bodies after attending to a complaint that there was a motor vehicle that was involved in an accident at Prinsloo Magrietta Bridge, Oranjeville on Monday; 09 August 2021.

Allegations suggested that the motor vehicle crashed into steel barriers of the bridge and fell into the deep water.

Police divers searched for the bodies and a motor vehicle until the first lifeless body was retrieved in the afternoon. Few hours later, the second body was also retrieved. The next of kin identified the bodies.

The search for the outstanding male who allegedly drowned is ongoing in Oranjeville. According to Police divers the location of the submerged motor vehicle has been spotted. Assistance of a Towing Service is awaited to retrieve the motor vehicle.

A case of culpable homicide will be opened for further investigation.