Woman dies in scotch cart accident


A 27-YEAR-OLD woman died after a scotch cart she was travelling in hit a tree stump and overturned in Fort Rixon.

Chief Insp Ndebele confirmed the incident which occurred on Sunday at around 1pm.

He said the now deceased Petronella Moyo was travelling in a donkey drawn scotch cart which was being led by Mr Godknows Gumbo.

He said one of the tyres of the scotch cart hit a tree stump and it overturned and knocked Moyo on the head in the process.

Chief Insp Ndebele said Moyo died on the spot as a result of the accident.

“As police we would like to urge members of the public to be careful when travelling in scotch carts as they can be as fatal as other vehicles,” he said.

— Chronicle

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