KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Transport, Community Safety and Liaison, Ms Neliswa Peggy Nkonyeni today, 22 June 2021 visited families of 6 victims who died in a horrific R74 accident on Saturday evening.

The collision involved a mini bus taxi that was travelling from a wedding ceremony in Nkandla to Estcourt which collided head on with an oncoming bakkie leaving 6 people dead on scene and scores sustaining critical injuries.

Upon impact both vehicles caught fire and MEC Nkonyeni has committed to engage with the police in a bid to speed up the investigation and processing of the DNA results.

Today Nkonyeni who was accompanied by the Leadership of Inkosi Langalibalele Local Leadership extended condolences to the bereaved grief stricken families and assured the of government support during this difficult period.