Five killed in Mpumalanga during a head-on collision

A head-on collision claimed five lives of passengers on the R29 Road on Sunday. The accident involved a Kia Picanto and a BMW sedan.

Five people were killed on Sunday, 2 August 2020 afternoon around 14h00 when two sedans collided head-on.

Mpumalanga Department of Community Safety, Security and Liaison’s spokesperson, Mmusi Moeti says the collision happened between Kinross and Leandra.

The five died on impact at the scene of the crash, said Moeti.

“The critically injured person was transported to a nearby hospital. The investigation as to the cause the crash is underway. More details to follow” added Moeti in a statement.

He further explained that one of the sedans had six occupants including the driver who sustained critical injuries and the deceased are all passengers.

In the second vehicle, there was a driver and a passenger who sustained serious injuries.