One dies in Ventersdorp bakkie crash
Johannesburg - One person died and 15 others were injured in a bakkie accident on the N14 outside Ventersdorp, the North-West Public Safety Department said on Saturday.
The bakkie, overloaded with 16 people, lost control and overturned on Friday night, spokesperson Lesiba Kgwele said.
The cause of the accident was believed to be speeding, he said.
One passenger died on scene.
Ten others, including the driver, sustained serious injuries while five others were slightly injured. A case of culpable homicide and reckless and negligent driving was opened.