A man in his 20s was killed and seven others were injured when a bakkie and a small car collided on the N2 between Mthatha and Idutywa on Monday (December 27, 2010), Eastern Cape police said.
An Isuzu bakkie collided head-on with a Corsa and an occupant in the back of the bakkie died on impact, Captain Lingisile Magama said.
The accident occurred at 10.30am.
After colliding, the two vehicles lost control and overturned.
The occupants of the Corsa were slightly injured.
Police are investigating a culpable homicide case.