There was a serious accident on the R521 Dendron road, 35km outside Polokwane on Friday. One person died while a driver of a minibus and another truck sustained serious injuries.

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It is alleged that a truck that was traveling towards Polokwane on R521 near Ga-Hlahla collided head-on with another truck. It was traveling from the Dendron direction.

One person died after two trucks collide on Dendron road
R521 Dendron road accident scene


After the collision of two trucks, a Toyota minibus crushed the other truck at the back. One person from the truck died on the spot while a driver of a minibus sustained serious injuries. The driver of another also sustained serious injuries.

A possible cause of the accident is suspected to be reckless driving that led to a heads-on collision. Motorists are advised to drive with caution when approaching that part of the road.