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Missing person identified as the victim in pedestrian accident

A missing person report was posted on May 14 on numerous social media platforms, after which the police received information that identified him as the deceased in the accident.

ERMELO – Buhle Collen Ngwenya (24), who was recently reported missing to the police station, was involved in a pedestrian accident and died on the scene.

A missing person report was posted on May 14 on numerous social media platforms, after which the police received information that identified him as the deceased in the accident.

According to Captain Carla Prinsloo, spokesperson for the Ermelo police, he was last seen on May 1 at about 17:00 outside Overland Liquor Store in town.

Prinsloo said the accident took place later the same day at about 21:00 on the Hendrina road near the Boxer Centre.

“According to the driver, a man ran over the road and he did not see him as it was dark,” Prinsloo said.
Prinsloo concluded that Ngwenya did not have any identification on him.

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