Tragic Car Crash on R37 Claims Life of Shebeshxt’s Daughter


By Staff Reporter

POLOKWANE – Fans and supporters of popular musician Lehlohonolo ‘Shebeshxt’ Chauke are in a state of deep concern following a tragic vehicle crash on the R37 which claimed the life of his 9-year-old daughter.

The accident occurred just after 22:00 on Saturday night, on the R37 road in Smelters, between Polokwane and Ga-Chuene. Shebeshxt was en route to perform at an ANC Siyanqoba Rally celebration concert in Lebowakgomo, traveling in a Volkswagen Polo with three passengers, including his daughter.

Tidimalo Chuene, spokesperson for the transport department in Limpopo, confirmed on Sunday morning that the nine-year-old girl likely passed away at the scene. “A charcoal Volkswagen Polo collided with a heavy motor vehicle,” Chuene said. The vehicle reportedly overturned following the collision.

Emergency services responded promptly to the scene, where Shebeshxt was treated for serious injuries before being transported to a nearby hospital. His daughter’s body was found lying covered next to the damaged Volkswagen Polo.

Videos shared on social media platforms show the heartbreaking aftermath of the crash. In one video, the body of Shebeshxt’s daughter is seen lying covered next to the vehicle. In another, the musician is seen lying on the ground while medical practitioners attend to his injuries.

The news has sent shockwaves through the community and his fan base, with many taking to social media to express their condolences and hopes for Shebeshxt’s swift recovery.

Authorities are investigating the incident, seeking to determine the cause of the crash.

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