Three die in collision near Machadodorp

Three people were killed on the N4 near Machadodorp after a head-on collision in the early hours of this morning. 

The deceased include the driver of the Conquest and two children who died at the scene. 

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Four people, who were occupants in the mini-bus taxi, sustained serious injuries and they were transported to a nearby hospital. 

“The MEC encourages motorists to plan their long distance trips in such a way that by the time the curfew starts, they have reached their destinations. We must all observe the Regulations. Those who disregard the Disaster Management Act, including motorists will be arrested unless  they have permits to be on the road,” said Community Safety, Security and Liaison spokesperson, Mmoeti Mmusi.

MEC, Vusi Shongwe sent condolences to the bereaved families and wished the injured a speedy recovery. The investigation into the crash is already underway. 

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