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7 People Killed in Mpumalanga Minibus Taxi Crash with Truck

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Seven people were killed on the N4 near Middelburg in Mpumalanga on Friday night around 23h00 in a crash involving a minibus taxi and an articulated truck.

Police say 9 others were injured in the crash which happened last night.

Six of them were seriously injured, and three more people escaped with slight injuries.

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The deceased includes six passengers and a taxi driver.

Read | Trucker critically injured in accident near Middleburg

It is alleged that the crash happened when the taxi seemingly lost control and overturned, ramming into the truck.

Taxi vs truck crash Middleburg

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The taxi was reportedly pulling a trailer, and it was travelling from Johannesburg to Mozambique.

The truck driver was not injured in the crash.

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