A fatal collision between a truck and a bakkie has resulted in five fatalities and two injured on Saturday, October 31.

The crash happened at Orchards near the small town of De Doorns. Five people died while the driver of the bakkie was seriously injured and the truck driver only had minor injuries, according to Provincial Transport Department spokesperson, Jandré Bakker.

Both vehicles fell into the ditch alongside the road as seen in images published by 1Second-CPT.

Police are on scene at the site of the crash. Credit: 1Second CPT

A stop and go has been put in place while the scene is being cleared.

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