Five people killed in accident between Middleburg and Stoffberg
A three-year-old child is among five people who were killed last night following a head-on collision between a sedan and a light delivery vehicle (LDV) on the R555 Road between Middleburg and Stoffberg.
The five died at the scene.
Two other vehicles were affected. The deceased include the driver of the sedan and two passengers and the driver of the LDV and the passenger.
Two people sustained serious injuries and are currently receiving treatment at Middelburg Provincial Hospital.
It is alleged that the crash occurred as a result of dangerous overtaking.
The investigation into the crash is underway.