M-Net officially turns 30 years old today – celebrating three decades of bringing viewers across the African continent premium TV content

Reeva Steenkamp's best friend finally breaks her silence with beautiful tribute on Instagram

Driver to be charged over Simba Mhere crash

2015-01-31 14:55

Johannesburg - The driver of a VW Polo which crashed into TV presenter Simba Mhere's car, killing him and another passenger, faces charges of reckless and negligent driving and culpable homicide, according to reports.

The popular Top Billing presenter died in a car accident on his way to OR Tambo International Airport on Saturday morning, the SABC reported.

Eyewitness News reported that Mhere was travelling on William Nicol Road when his Mitsubishi collided with a VW Polo and a Mazda.

Johannesburg Metro Police confirmed to EWN that the driver of the VW Polo will be charged. The driver reportedly crossed over the middle island and collided with Mhere's car.

The third passenger in the car, Mhere's father, survived the crash.

According to reports, Mhere was on his way to the airport to board a flight to Cape Town, where he was due to attend the J&B Met horse race.

According to his profile on the Top Billing website, Mhere was born in Zimbabwe and moved to Johannesburg as a baby. He attended Randpark High School and studied at the University of Johannesburg. He won the Top Billing Presenter Search in 2010.

Read more on:    simba mhere  |  johannesburg  |  tv

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Recent News

Deadpool director Tim Miller reportedly quit the sequel after he and Ryan Reynolds disagreed over the casting of Cable. Read More »

After a hugely successful first Malkop Summer Rock Festival in 2015, the festival is back in 2016 in one of the country’s most beautiful regions. Get all the deets here! Read More »

inside channel 24

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.