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Media Release: Vehicle accident in the KNP

Date: 2012-03-23

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A vehicle, believed to be of a tourist burnt beyond recognition in the Kruger National Park today, 23 March 2012 on the H1/4 road 3km north of Satara Camp.

The accident happened between 08:00 – 09:00 this morning and it is not yet known as to what caused the accident and how many people were in the car. At the time of writing, police and forensic experts were busy with investigations in order to establish exactly what happened and how many victims the accident claimed so as to notify the next of kin.

Issued by:
Laura Mukwevho, Media Relations Practitioner, Kruger National Park
Tel: 013 735 4262, cell: 082 807 1441 or email:

Enquiries :
William Mabasa
HOD: Public Relations & Communication, Kruger National Park
Tel: 013 735 4363, cell: 082 807 3919 or email: or

Reynold Thakhuli 
GM: Media Liaison & Stakeholder Relations, SANParks
Tel: 012 426 5170, Cell: 073 373 4999, e-mail:



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