Seven die in horrific pile up, police investigate course of the crash


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Mpumalanga Department of Safety, Security and Liaison is investigating an accident wherein seven people were killed in a horrific pile up on the D3933 Road near Brooklyn in Bushbuckridge on Friday night.

It is alleged that an Opel Corsa collided head on with a Fiat Uno sedan.

“Those who died include one driver and six passengers – six men and one woman.

“The five critically injured people were rushed to Tintswalo Hospital for medical treatment,” said department spokesperson Joseph Mabuza.

Mabuza said it was not clear what led to the crash but the police were investigating to establish more information.