7 killed in Eastern Cape crash
Port Elizabeth - Seven people were killed and two others seriously injured in an accident involving a minibus taxi and a truck on the R390 in the Eastern Cape, the provincial traffic department said on Tuesday.
The two vehicles collided near Hofmeyr at about 23:00 on Monday, spokesperson Tshepo Machaea said.
All the occupants of the Toyota Quantum minibus died on the scene. The truck driver and his passenger were taken to a local hospital.
The cause of the crash was not immediately clear. Machaea said police were still working on the scene.
A case of culpable homicide was opened.