Tragedy as 4 students killed on way home from registration

2016-01-13 15:00
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Tzaneen - Four students were killed in a crash outside Tzaneen while heading home from the University of Venda after registering.

Another five sustained serious injuries when the Kombi they were travelling in was involved in an accident on Wednesday, police said.

Lieutenant Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said the accident occurred along Eiland Road, in the Letsitele area outside Tzaneen in Limpopo.

"Four passengers - two men and two women - in their 30’s, died instantly and five others, including the driver, were taken to Letaba Hospital with serious injuries for medical treatment."

The crash happened in the early hours of the morning when the Kombi transporting the students to their home in Mbombela, Mpumalanga, overturned.

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