2 killed in overloaded bakkie crash

2011-04-09 17:01
Johannesburg - Two people died and 26 others were injured in an accident on the N1 freeway near Musina on Saturday, Limpopo police said.

The incident happened at 09:00 near the Hendrik Verwoed Bridge when an overloaded bakkie lost control, said spokesperson Captain Maano Sadike.

Two young women, aged 17 and 22, died on impact. Mourners returning from a funeral were travelling in the bakkie.

Police were investigating and unable to say how 28 people fitted in the bakkie.

The injured were taken to Louis Trichardt Memorial Hospital for treatment.
 

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