5 killed after Toyota recklessly overtakes on N1 south

The Department of Transport said the N1 has been closed in both directions.

Five people died following a multi-vehicle accident on the N1 south near Kranskop on Saturday, 9 January. Picture: Department of Transport.

JOHANNESBURG - Five people have died following a multi-vehicle accident on the N1 south near Kranskop.

The driver of a Toyota Corolla recklessly overtook other vehicles and collided head-on with a truck. The truck then ploughed into several other vehicles.

The Department of Transport said the N1 was closed in both directions.


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