South African Rugby

Wednesday, September 07, 2005

Ettienne Botha killed in a car accident

The Blue Bulls and the South African rugby community suffered a devastating blow on Wednesday when the Bulls' star midfielder Ettienne Botha was killed in a car accident on the N1 highway near Botha Avenue in Centurion, Pretoria.

The Blue Bulls issued a media release in which they confirmed the incident, which happened at around 05.00 local time.

It is reported that Botha lost control of his vehicle and it overturned.

However, police are investigating a case of culpable homicide

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