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Monique van Wyk
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11 Sep 2017
12:15 pm

R59 accident leaves five dead, two others critical

Monique van Wyk

The road was reopened after it was closed for investigation purposes.

Crash scene

Five people have been killed and two are in a critical condition after three vehicles were involved in an accident on the R59 Freeway North, towards Johannesburg.

The accident occurred about 500 metres before the R554 Swartkoppies offramp on Sunday, Alberton Record reported.

Crash scene

Crash scene

There was a white Ford Tracer with six people in it, of which five died. People in the two other cars involved, a white Nissan bakkie and black Polo, sustained serious injuries.

Crash scene

Crash scene

The road was reopened after it was closed for investigation purposes.

Caxton News Service

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