A minibus accident has resulted in the deaths of five passengers.
Authorities said the accident occurred on the N5 near Bethlehem when a minibus cab crashed, according to police reports.
According to source, the truck was transporting teachers and members of the school's governing body from Sekoko Primary School in Paul Roux at the time.
After leaving a workshop in Tweeling, the passengers were on their way home when the tragedy happened.
It was revealed in a statement from police spokesman Captain Phumelelo Dhlamini that the driver had lost control of the car.
"Four ladies and a guy were pronounced deceased at the site of the accident. Seven passengers suffered life-threatening injuries. It was decided that they should be taken to Dihlabeng Regional Hospital, Phekolong Hospital, and Medi-Clinic Hospital as soon as possible. An investigation into a possible case of culpable murder is underway to ascertain the cause of the accident "Dhlamini has been added to the list.
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