Four people were killed and one escaped with serious injuries in a head-on collision in Mookgophong, Limpopo. The accident involved a Toyota Sedan and an Opel loading Van on the R101 road near Mookgophong in the Waterberg district.

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It is alleged that the Sedan had a tyre burst, lost control, and collided head-on with an Opel Corsa.

Four people, including both drivers, were killed instantly on impact. The province has recorded an increase of road carnage since Wednesday last week.

Four People die in a head-on collision near Mookgophong
Mookgophong Town


Reckless and negligent driving has contributed to the increase in fatal accidents reported in the past few days.

MEC Mavhungu Lerule-Ramakhanya has sent messages of condolences to the families of the four people who died last night.

The MEC is also urging motorists to ensure that their vehicles are roadworthy before they embark on long trips this festive season. The number of pedestrians who are continually killed by speeding vehicles is a cause for concern.

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