South African Comedian, Trevor Gumbi, a comedy TV show host was involved in a tragic car crash that happened on the road from Johannesburg to Pretoria. The accident occurred when the car he was driving lost control and overturned 4 times, according to the police.
Sympathizing volunteers and firefighters disentangled Trevor from his car but unfortunately the South African impressionist had passed away already due excessive bleeding. The accident happened around 12:15 am and caused the road to be shut down briefly during the rescue.
The front hood of Trevor’s car was badly squashed from the crash. According to a relative who spoke to SABC News, Trevor’s both legs were amputated from the accident causing excessive bleeding. ”We are very shocked and saddened by the news, he had just spoken to his wife on phone.” said Lucille Gumbi, his wife who also live with him.
Trevor was a South African comedian who hosted the comedy TV show Ses’Top La, Sober Companion.
Born in Durban on 23 November 1980, SAFTA (South African Film & Television Awards) nominated actor and Stand-up comedian Trevor Gumbi is best known as the co-host of Mzanzi Magic’s entertainment Magazine show Headline of which he was head writer, presenter and voice-over artist. This glamorous magazine show brings viewers closer to celebrities in South Africa.
He will be sorely missed by his peers and the public and our sincerest condolences go out to his family.