Five persons were killed in a catastrophic crash involving seven people on the Riviera Park Bridge near the Rugby Stadium in Mahikeng early Monday morning.
The collision occurred in the early hours between a sedan and a utility truck.
Three persons were pronounced dead at the scene, while the other two died in the hospital.
According to reports, the two victims were hospitalised with significant injuries.
Oshebeng Koonyaditse, Spokesman for the North West Transport Department, explains: “Five lives have been lost in a fatal accident in the early hours of Monday morning.
“The accident between a sedan and a utility vehicle happened at 00:30 on the Riviera Park Bridge next to the rugby stadium. Preliminary investigation indicates that both vehicles were going towards Mahikeng CBD from north east to south west direction on the R49 road.
“It appears one vehicle was overtaking the other when bumping on its driver’s side. Three people were declared deceased at the scene of the accident whilst the other two passed on at the hospital. The deceased include one of drivers and the other two are hospitalised with serious injuries.”
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