Ten killed in horrific head-on collision

The taxi that was involved in the head on collision.

STEELPOORT – The Burgersfort SAPS are investigating a head-on collision between two vehicles on the R555 next to De Hoop Dam. The horrific accident happened last Sunday afternoon. Ten people died and eight were injured. The accident involved a Toyota Quantum and a Nissan double-cab bakkie.

The cause is not yet known. According to Limpopo police spokesman, Col Mamphaswa Seabe, the injured were rushed to Jane Furse Hospital. Five of the victims suffered severe injuries while the others sustained minor injuries.

Seabe said, “We are investigating a case of culpable homicide after people lost their lives. We call on all people to respect road traffic rules.”

Gilbert Motseo

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