Five people including Siyasanga Kobese, Thobani Mseleni and Akhumzi Jezile were killed in an accident on the N6 near Queenstown in Eastern Cape yesterday morning.
These three victims were television actors, Siyasanga Kobese, was best known for being a member of the gospel group Joyous Celebration and for her role as Siphokazi in the Mzansi Magic soap opera Zabalaza.
Thobani Mseleni played the role of Bhutana in the second season of the SABC1 drama series Intersexions, in 2013. He was also played a role of Bhonyongo in the e.tv drama series Matatiele in 2015.
Akhumzi Jezile was best known as a presenter on various YOTV shows on SABC1, from 2007-2012. He was also known for the role of Ngulube on Tempy Pushas.
The names of the other two people in the car have not yet been released as their families have not been informed of their deaths.
Police have confirmed that a case of culpable homicide has been opened. It’s understood there was a head-on collision.
Fans across South Africa have paid tributes on Social Media to the people who lost their lives.