14 killed in early morning Limpopo crash

A head-on collision between a truck & a bakkie occurred on the R101 near Mokopane.

FILE. All of the deceased were travelling in a double cab bakkie, which crashed into a truck at around 2am this morning. Picture: imgkid.com

JOHANNESBURG - Limpopo police have confirmed 14 people have died in a head-on collision between a truck and a bakkie on the R101 near Mokopane in Limpopo.

All of the deceased were travelling in a double cab bakkie, which crashed into a truck at around 2am this morning.

Police say the truck driver sustained minor injuries and a case of culpable homicide has been opened.

The police's Ronel Otto says two people in the bakkie survived.

"The driver as well as another passenger of the bakkie survived. They were taken to hospital for treatment. The identity of the deceased has not yet been established, we're still working on that. They say it's quite a gruesome scene."