7 die in crash on way back from funeral

2013-04-29 08:21

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Queenstown - Seven people were killed and two injured in a head-on collision near Queenstown in the Eastern Cape, Arrive Alive spokesperson Tshepo Machaea said on Monday.

He said a Toyota Avanza carrying eight people collided with an Isuzu bakkie on the road between Tarkastad and Queenstown on Saturday.

"Seven were killed in the Avanza, one injured, and the driver of the bakkie, who was alone, was injured."

He said the Avanza was carrying family members from a funeral.

"Four are from the same family," he said.

The injured were taken to hospital in critical condition.

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