BREAKING NEWS: Two women and a young boy tragically killed due to accident

MACHADODORP – Two women were tragically killed instantly in a head-on crash on Tuesday morning. According to the Department of Safety and Security spokesman, Joseph Mabuza, a five year-old boy succumbed to his injuries this morning in hospital due to the accident.

The deceased cannot be identified until their family members have been notified.

The incident occurred at around 06:00, when  a sedan and a minibus taxi collided head on on the N4 toll road near Machadodorp.

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“Four more people sustained slight injuries, and are currently receiving treatment in hospitals in Mbombela.”

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He said the minibus was reportedly headed to Mozambique from Johannesburg, while the sedan was coming from Mbombela. “It is not known what led to the collision. Investigations are underway.”

 

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Tereasa Dias
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