Limpopo car crash claims five lives

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Five people have died and two others were injured in a multiple car crash on the Percy Five road outside Polokwane in Limpopo.

The injured have been taken to hospital in Polokwane.

Limpopo transport department spokesperson Matome Moremi-Taueatsoala says it is believed that an Opel bakkie overtook at an unsafe place and collided with an oncoming car.

The bakkie also side-swapped another vehicle.

One of the vehicles caught fire.

Traffic authorities are urging motorists to drive with caution.



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