Five people were killed in a horrific car crash in Mpumalanga after two vehicles had collided on the N4 on Thursday, the Johannesburg police said.
The crash involving two vehicles occurred in the early hours on Thursday. The eyewitnesses said there was a head-on collision between the two cars.
The circumstances surrounding the accident were not immediately clear and the police were on the scene to investigate.
The Mpumalanga Department of Safety claimed speeding could have contributed to the accident.
According to the department officials, all the occupants died on the scene.