A head on collision between a Volkswagen Sedan and a Honda sedan on R50 Road between Leandra and Standerton in Mpumalanga yesterday claimed the lives of four people.
Four of the deceased were all occupants of the VW sedan, including the driver. Mpumalanga Community Safety spokesman, Moeti Mmusi said the VW sedan caught fire on impact and the deceased were burnt beyond recognition
“Three more people who include the driver and two passengers in the Honda sedan sustained serious injuries.
The investigation into the crash is already underway, however it is suspected that one of the drivers may have been overtaking dangerously,” he said
Meanwhile community safety MEC, Vusi Shongwe has called on motorists to be cautious on the road to avoid needless loss of lives.
He says motorists must exercise due care and diligence especially when they drive long distances.