Six killed in Limpopo crash

Six killed in Limpopo crash

Six people, including three children, were killed in a crash outside Polokwane on Saturday.

Limpopo accident
Photo: Limpopo SAPS A panel van overturned along the R81, killing six people

According to Limpopo police, a panel van was transporting passengers along the R81 between Polokwane and Mooketsi when it overturned several times.

"Five passengers were killed instantly, while the sixth victim was declared dead upon arrival at the hospital," says Limpopo police spokesman, Moatshe Ngoepe.

He says police are in the process of identifying the victims.

"The exact cause of this accident is still not clear at this stage but investigations are continuing."

A case of culpable homicide is being investigated. 

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