12 recovering from N3 Malboro accident

Twelve people are recovering with serious injuries after yesterday’s crash which killed eight people.

FILE: Twelve people are recovering with serious injuries after yesterday’s crash which killed eight people. Picture: EmergiMed.

JOHANNESBURG - Twelve people are recovering in hospital this morning with serious injuries after a bakkie overturned on the N3 highway near the Marlboro offramp killing eight people.

The fatal crash happened yesterday afternoon.

No other vehicles were involved in the incident.

The metro police's Edna Mamonyane said, "There were 20 people in the bakkie and eight of them died and they were all male."

Mamonyane says the cause of the accident was speeding as the driver then lost control and the vehicle overturned.