5 killed in horrific taxi collision

Written by on February 26, 2018

Five people, including two children under the age of five, have been killed in a collision involving two light motor vehicles, a taxi and a double cab bakkie in Limpopo.

According to a police statement, the incident occurred along Maangani and Tshituni Road outside Thohoyandou on Saturday.

It is understood that the vehicles were travelling in opposite directions when they collided head-on.

The deceased, including the drivers of the taxi and bakkie, were killed on impact.

Eight others have sustained injuries and were transported to Siloam Hospital for medical attention.

The circumstances regarding the incident are unknown.

Police say they are investigating a case of culpable homicide.

Image credit: (SAPS)


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