Four children and one adult died in a crash on the N14 in Centurion.
ER24 spokeswoman Werner Vermaak said paramedics from various emergency services were on the scene around 2 p.m. One of the vehicles broke into several pieces during the collision.
“All the occupants were thrown out of the vehicle during the collision. Paramedics found four young children and one adult who died at the scene.
“Two women in the same vehicle were lightly injured,” Vermaak said.
They were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.
“The male driver of the other vehicle was slightly injured. He was examined at the scene and also taken to a hospital for further treatment. “
The cause of the accident is unknown at this time.
The police are investigating the incident.