Six dead in N1 crash near Kroonstad

Paramedics say a car burst into flames after colliding with a heavy goods vehicle.

Netcare 911’s Santi Steinmann says one person survived the accident.

JOHANNESBURG - Six people have been killed in a car accident on the N1 near Kroonstad in the Free State.

Paramedics say a car burst into flames after colliding with a heavy goods vehicle.

Netcare 911's Santi Steinmann says one person survived the accident.

"All six occupants of the vehicle were burnt beyond recognition on the scene. The heavy goods vehicle driver fortunately escaped with no injuries."