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One person dead, three others injured in Limpopo crash

JOHANNESBURG, January 9 – A man was killed and three other people were injured on Tuesday, when a truck and a car collided on the R71 Magoebaskloof Road outside of Tzaneen in Limpopo, paramedics said.
ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said that paramedics arrived on the scene to find the truck parked on the side of the road and the car had come to a stop at the bottom of an embankment.
“Upon closer inspection, paramedics discovered the body of a man found lying in the light motor vehicle. Unfortunately, the man had already succumbed to his multiple injuries. Nothing could be done for him and he was declared dead,” he said.
“Three other patients were found on the scene. Paramedics assessed them and found that they had all sustained minor injuries.”
Meiring said that paramedics treated the injured people before transporting them to hospital for further medical care. He said the exact cause of the accident was not known and would be investigated.
– African News Agency (ANA),

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