Four men die in head-on collision

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A head-on collision between a light delivery vehicle (LDV) and a sedan on R573 Road between Kwaggafontein and Moteti has left four men dead.The crash occurred on Monday night at around 18:30 and the men were certified dead at the scene.

The Mpumalanga Department of Community Safety, Security and Liaison said the delivery vehicle caught fire upon impact but the driver, who was the only occupant, was ejected out of the vehicle before it caught fire.

The deceased are two drivers and two passengers who were occupants in the sedan. The cause of the crash is still unknown but the probe has already commenced.

Mpumalanga MEC for Community Safety, Security and Liaison, Vusi Shongwe has urged motorists to be more cautious on the road especially after sunset when visibility is reduced. “Motorists are called upon to exercise due diligence and also obey the rules. They need to also adjust their driving to various prevailing conditions on the road”.

Shongwe sent his heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families.

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