Three people including a pedestrian have been killed after a truck collided with a light motor vehicle on the R510 about 2 kilometres from Northam in Limpopo.

Reports from the scene indicate that the truck driver hit a pedestrian and then collided head-on with a light motor vehicle.

The exact details to the cause of the accident will remain a subject for police investigation and comment.

Netcare911 paramedics worked alongside the Provincial Emergency Services on scene.

The three deceased include, a pedestrian, the driver and rear passenger of the light motor vehicle.

Paramedics had to use the jaws of life to extricate both driver and front seat passenger of the light motor vehicle.

The three deceased, all men, were declared dead on scene by Netcare911 paramedics.

The three injured, sustained moderate to minor injuries.

The truck driver did not require any medical treatment.

This accident happened this morning at about 06h45.