Bakkie accident kills 8

The incident occurred a short while ago when a bakkie with over 10 people on its back lost control.

FILE: Ten people were on the back of a bakkie when it lost control and overturned. Picture: sxc.hu.

JOHANNESBURG - Emergency Services have confirmed eight people have been killed in an accident on the N3 near the Malboro off ramp in Johannesburg.

The incident occurred a short while ago when a bakkie with over 10 people on its back lost control and overturned.

The JMPD's Edna Mamonyane says, "The cause of the accident was speeding, the driver then lost control and it overturned."

Paramedics are currently on scene.