Legendary actor Joe Mafela dies age 75 after a car accident on the M1 North between Hougton and Oxford.
The accident happened at around 21:45 involving a Ford Figo (driven by Joe Mafela) and a bakkie. The Bakkie collided with the Ford Figo. Mr Mafela was declared fatal by paramedics on the scene.
His fatal condition during the accident may have been a medical condition, but an investigation into this is now under. An autopsy will may clarify the exact cause.
Tributes flow in from South Africa and beyond as such is for an incredibly talented actor.
Image of Joe Mafela’s accident scene pic.twitter.com/yx86FSEzhP
— RedDog (@RedDogRSA) March 20, 2017