Police were able to compile the first definitive details of how Motjeka Madisha lost his life on Sunday. Preliminary investigations into the car accident are well underway, and already some initial results have surfaced.
Motjeka Madisha: What caused the car accident?
According to police at the scene, the occupants of the vehicle – including another 25-year-old alongside defender of the Mamelodi Sundowns – were both killed moments after the incident. Paramedics were unable to save any of the deceased, and five key facts were established by authorities to date:
- The incident happened at 1:30 a.m. on Sunday morning.
- It is understood that BMW crashed when the driver “lost control”.
- The vehicle then crashed into a billboard, and the impact was devastating.
- The car Motjeka Madisha was traveling in caught fire. It would end up costing the lives of both occupants.
- The driver was trapped inside and the passenger was found next to the car. Both suffered severe burns.
Sundowns star’s final moments details released
Ekurhuleni emergency services were the first responders, and they revealed that the fire engulfed the car seconds after it hit the billboard. A recently released statement confirmed the details mentioned above:
“From what police have reconstructed so far, preliminary evidence suggests that the accident occurred just after 1:30 am in the early hours of Sunday morning on December 13, 2020. The driver reportedly lost control of the BMW Series 1 and crashed into the pole of a billboard on Zuurfontein Road in Chloorkop, Ekurhuleni.
“The car caught fire and the driver who was trapped inside perished, while the passenger whose body was partially burned was found next to the car and he too was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency services in Ekurhuleni.
Statement of Arrival Alive and Emergency Response Teams
Early morning car crash kills two, including famous football player Bafana Bafana and Sundowns, in Chloorkop, Ekurhuleni https://t.co/DDLjusSFfB #ArriveAlive @SAPoliceService pic.twitter.com/uLSnW1K7VZ
– Arrive alive (@_ArriveAlive) December 13, 2020
What caused his fatal car accident?
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