He has had to sit in jail more than a year awaiting his fate. May’s efforts to secure employment without a valid licence had “set a chain of events in motion that were tragic” despite his “noble intentions” to support his younger brother in Swaziland. He has had to sit in jail more than a year awaiting his fate. Pillay said the court took note of the fact that drivers used Fields Hill to avoid paying toll fees. Twenty-two people died at the scene. Comment 0 characters remaining.
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It also emerged from the agreement that May had failed an initial driving test with the company two weeks prior to his employment on September 2, Pillay was initially employed by truck owner Govender to represent both himself and May.
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She and only one other person in the taxi they were travelling in had survived the crash. Create Account Lost Your Password? But it’s his close association with state capture that he wants people to forget the most.
The truck went through ,ay intersection – smashing into two cars and four minibus taxis in an incident that killed 22 people immediately. Read next on IOL.
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National Simon AllisonGemma Ritchie All the sentences are to run concurrently and the 14 months May has been in custody were taken into account. Sanele May is the truck driver who was driving the truck that was involved in an accident on the corner of Field Hill M13 and Richmond Road in Pinetown on Thursday 5th September shortly after Contributions of words or more will be considered for publication.
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NWU connects rural students with a brighter future. Follow Follow Ask Nanima? Durban – Sanele Goodness May, whose truck ploughed into six vehicles at a busy Durban intersection last year, killing 24 people, will spend the next eight years and 10 ssnele in prison after he pleaded guilty to 31 charges in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court on Friday.
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Pinetown horror crash truck driver had fake papers, claims owner
The fateful trip during which he lost control of his vehicle down Fields Hill was his first for the company. May said Sagekal Logistics told him to bypass the last toll plaza into Durban because the truck’s licenc e and roadworthiness licence had expired.
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She urged traffic authorities to step up their policing on Fields Hill. Write for us Advertise About us Contact us. Where is my beautiful mother?
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