Five killed in pileup accident

FILE: Car accident. Picture: ER24

JOHANNESBURG - Five people, including a child, were killed in a pileup accident on Main Road in Kibler Park, south of Johannesburg, on Tuesday.

This after a truck collided with four cars and burst into flames, causing the other vehicles to catch fire.

The scene of the accident was described by officials as a “horror crash”.

Johannesburg Emergency and Disaster Management spokesperson Robert Mulaudzi said all five people were burnt beyond recognition.

He said seven others were taken to hospital.

Officials are still investigating the cause of the crash.