Dad, kids die, mom injured in Eastern Cape crash

2015-10-06 09:11
The wrecked vehicle after it collided with the truck. (Photo supplied by Eastern Cape Health Dept)

The wrecked vehicle after it collided with the truck. (Photo supplied by Eastern Cape Health Dept)

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Mthatha - A critically injured woman could possibly be the lone survivor of an accident that claimed the lives of her two children and their father in the Eastern Cape on Tuesday morning. 

The children were believed to be around 5-years-old.

According to paramedics, the accident happened at around 05:00 on the N2 between Mount Ayliff and Mount Frere.

The family's vehicle collided with a truck, leaving the front part of the car mangled and completely destroyed.

Pictures from the scene revealed that the front part of the truck was also severely damaged in the crash.

AK Munilal, the director of the EMS in the Eastern Cape said the cause of the accident was not immediately clear.

It was also not immediately clear whether the truck driver had sustained any injuries.

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