7 killed, 14 injured in Ermelo crash

It’s understood two trucks carrying farmworkers collided on the M17 in Ermelo earlier today.

FILE: ER24 says the injured were treated on the scene. Picture: ER24.

CAPE TOWN - Seven people have been killed and 14 others injured in a truck accident in Mpumalanga.

It's understood two trucks carrying farmworkers collided on the M17 in Ermelo earlier today.

ER24 says the injured were treated on the scene and then taken to hospital for further medical treatment.

The cause of the accident is yet to be established.

ER24's Russel Meiring said, "The cause of the collision is not yet known but local authorities are on scene for further investigation."