Five people, including two toddlers, died when a lorry collided head-on with a car they were traveling in at Mochadi village, Nebo. Photo: Supplied

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Another road a accident in Limpopo claims five lives

JOHANNESBURG, October 4 – Five people, including two toddlers, died when a lorry collided head-on with a car they were traveling in at Mochadi village, Nebo on Wednesday, Limpopo police said.

PHOTO: Supplied

”During this accident, one passenger from the sedan survived with serious injuries and five other occupants including the driver, died instantly. The deceased are three adults and two toddlers. The eight passengers who were transported in a truck including the driver, sustained serious injuries and were taken to hospital for medical treatment,” said spokesman Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe.

The cause of the accident is not yet known. A case of culpable homicide is being investigated.

The accident follows another fatal crash on Tuesday where three people died. Police said the deceased were travelling in a sedan that collided head-on with a truck along the N1 highway. The deceased members of a Pretoria church were identified as Phiringu Jasper James, aged 26, Beston Khabarovsk, 30 and Brain Grant, aged 26. (ANA)

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