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Truck Driver, Two Passengers Killed in R36 Head-on Crash

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Tragedy struck on the R36 Road between Bambi and Lydenburg this afternoon when two side tipper trucks collided head-on, resulting in the loss of three lives.

The victims of this devastating incident include one truck driver and two passengers.

The other truck driver sustained critical injuries and was urgently airlifted to a nearby hospital.

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Truck Driver, Two Passengers Killed in R36 Head-on Crash

Contrary to initial reports, no buses were involved in this crash, said the Mpumalanga Department of Community Safety, Security, and Liaison spokesperson Moeti Mmusi.

Read : Runaway abnormal truck rips through Lydenburg leaving at least two people dead

Emergency response teams and law enforcement officers remain at the scene, working diligently to redirect traffic and commence the arduous recovery process.

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The cause of the collision remains unknown at this point, but an investigation is already underway to shed light on the circumstances leading to this tragic incident.

Our thoughts are with the victims and their families during this difficult time as authorities work tirelessly to piece together the events that unfolded on the R36 Road today.

Truck Driver, Two Passengers Killed in R36 Head-on Crash

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