Toddler dies in head-on crash in Limpopo

Toddler dies in head-on crash in Limpopo

A three-year-old was killed in a head-on collision in the Vhembe District of Limpopo.

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The accident between a sedan and a minibus taxi also left 16 people injured.


Spokesperson for the Limpopo Department of Transport, Mike Maringa, says the accident happened on the R578 road near Mbokota village on Friday.

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"Preliminary investigations revealed that one of the vehicles was overtaking on the barrier line when it collided with an oncoming vehicle. 


"The driver of the sedan and a passenger sustained serious injuries while a 3-year-old from the same vehicle was certified dead on the scene," says Maringa.


The taxi driver and 13 passengers escaped with minor injuries.

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