9 dead, 11 hurt in Free State crash
Johannesburg - Nine people were killed and 11 injured when a minibus taxi crashed into the back of a heavy goods truck on the N1, about 55km from Kroonstad on Tuesday, paramedics said.
The accident was caused by poor visibility because of rain, Netcare 911 spokesperson Jeffrey Wicks said.
Several of the dead were trapped in the wreckage.
The injured were taken to a state hospital in Kroonstad.