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Fatal Soshanguve crash result of unroadworthy bakkie

At least seven people died and 10 others injured in a head-on collision involving a minibus and bakkie.

Picture: imgkid.com.

JOHANNESBURG - It is suspected that the roadworthiness of the bakkie involved in the fatal accident on Soutpans Road near Soshanguve in Pretoria could be the cause of the crash.

At least seven people died and 10 others injured in a head-on collision involving a minibus and bakkie.

Traffic spokesperson Simon Zwane says three of the deceased were in the bakkie while the other four and all the injured were travelling in the minibus at the time of the accident.

Zwane says both drivers died in the accident and the injured have been rushed to nearby hospitals.

"It's suspected that the roadworthiness of the bakkie was might have contributed [to the accident]. The scene has been cleared and an investigation will follow."

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