Tragedy struck on the N2 in Mkhondo, Mpumalanga, as a devastating head-on collision between a truck and a light delivery vehicle resulted in the loss of five lives.
The victims, all occupants of the light delivery vehicle, including the driver, tragically lost their lives in the accident. The driver of the truck sustained serious injuries and was promptly transported to the nearest hospital for urgent medical attention.
Authorities suspect that one of the drivers involved may have violated the rules of the road, leading to this horrific crash. As a result, a thorough investigation is currently underway to determine the exact cause of the collision and to establish any potential negligence or wrongdoing.
The N2, a major roadway connecting various regions, has witnessed numerous accidents in the past. This tragic incident serves as a stark reminder of the importance of adhering to traffic regulations and practising safe driving habits.