It has been confirmed that Gavin Watson was killed in a devastating car crash on his way to OR Tambo in the early hours of Monday morning. The Bosasa CEO was pronounced dead at the scene, following a tumultous year where he has had his name dragged through the mud.

In an incident as high-profile as this, it doesn’t take long for the rumour mill to hit overdrive and questions begin to mount up. We’re looking at what issues have been raised by the fatal crash, to bring a touch of clarity to the situation.

Just after 5:00 on Monday morning, a vehicle which was transporting Bosasa CEO Gavin Watson to OR Tambo International Airport smashed into a concrete pillar, completely wrecking the car and killing the executive. The structure was supporting a bridge, and the impact saw debris spread across the highway.

Who is responsible?

Well, a case of culpable homicide has been opened up by authorities in Gauteng, suggesting that this is not a run-of-the-mill accident. Although there is no suspicion of foul play, it seems that someone will be held accountable down the line for this horrific collission. Watson lost control of the vehicle, but it could prove that he wasn’t solely responsible.

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