April 20, 2021


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By Lucas Ramabu

Three people have died and five escaped with injuries on a head-on-collision on the R71 Road near Fatiko tea Plantation outside Tzaneen in Mopani District today, 19 December 2020.

The statement by Department of Transport and Community Safety’s Media Liaison Officer, Mike Maringa confirms that the accident was between Toyota Sedan and VW Golf, and the sedan driver lost control of the vehicle and collided head on with VW Golf.

Mike Maringa says two males and one female were certified dead on the scene. One person was critically injured, and four others escaped with injuries, and taken to Van Velden Hospital.

The Transport and Community Safety MEC, Mavhungu Lerule Ramakhanya added that he is worried about the rising number of the accidents caused by the speeding.

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