Woman and child die in N4 collision

The accident happened on the N4 about 20 kilometers outside of Middleburg.

FILE: ER24 says a man was also injured during the accident in what appears to have been a head on collision. Picture nizaar@mnmevent.co.za

JOHANNESBURG - A woman and young child have died following an accident just outside Middleburg this morning.

The accident happened on the N4 about 20 kilometers outside of the Mpumalanga town.

ER24 says a man was also injured during the accident in what appears to have been a head on collision.

Spokesman Werner Vermaak says, "A bystander on the scene explained that a large truck collided with the vehicle on the N4 towards Nelspruit. The driver of the vehicle allegedly lost control before veering into the path of the truck."