4 killed in head-on truck collision near East London

2017-07-11 12:02
Four people were killed in a head-on collision between two trucks near East London. (Supplied: SAPS)

Four people were killed in a head-on collision between two trucks near East London. (Supplied: SAPS)

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Port Elizabeth – Four people have died and the R72 has been temporarily closed following a head-on collision between two trucks about 50km outside of East London.

Provincial police spokesperson Brigadier Marinda Mills said the accident had taken place on Tuesday morning on the R72 near Ncerha, towards Port Alfred, when a truck lost control and collided with another.

"There are fatalities on scene and the road has been closed for further investigation," she said.

Provincial Department of Health spokesperson, Sizwe Kupelo, said four people had been killed in the accident.

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