- A day of celebration turned to tragedy when a family of five were involved in a tragic car accident
- The horrific incident resulted in the death of four of the family members, with the fifth in critical condition
- A bakkie allegedly lost control causing a truck to attempt to avoid the out of control vehicle and collided with the family's SUV
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Four family members died in a tragic car accident on the N2 highway in KwaZulu-Natal on Thursday.
Another woman who drove a separate car also passed away raising the death toll in the horrific crash to five.
According to reports, the crash took place early in the morning around 6 am. A truck was also allegedly involved which turned over in the accident.
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“It was flying”: Mzansi in disbelief after mysterious car accident, peeps say it happened in Limpopo
The family of five was travelling in an SUV when a bakkie lost control and in an attempt to avoid the vehicle the truck collided with the SUV.
TimesLIVE reported that the family was on the way to a wedding in Hlabisa. The surviving member of the family is in critical condition at the Netcare Bay Hospital in Richards Bay.
The two occupants of the bakkie were admitted to Ngwelezana Hospital near Empangeni.
The Road Traffic Management Corporation shared a post on social media deatiled the incident.
“It was flying”: SA in disbelief after mysterious car crash in Limpopo
Earlier, Briefly News reported that a social media account holder is puzzled by a driver of an SUV that is seen after crashing and veering off the road. The Twitter user says he has so many questions as he looks at the images.
The stylish car seems to be badly damaged and the condition of the driver remains unclear when it comes to injuries. In one of the images, the driver or the passengers is spotted lying next to the car.
The pictures are causing a stir on the social networking application and some peeps say the incident took place in Limpopo. The images are shared by @JuksAfrika and some locals say they know the guy survived the crash and some blame the department of transport for not installing road signs on the curvy road.
Source: Briefly News