Five people lost their lives on the N4 near Ngodwana this morning.
A sedan crashed into the side of an articulated truck and it overturned on the side of the road, killing the five instantly.
A bakkie also crashed into the truck. The driver was slightly injured while two women and child also sustained injuries.
“It is not clear what led to the collision. However, the investigation is already underway,” said Community Safety, Security and Liaison spokesperson, Moeti Mmusi.