Netcare 911 responded to a collision on the corners of Kliprivier Drive and Swartkoppies Road Johannesburg South region.

Reports indicate that a petrol tanker and car were involved in a collision.

Medics arrived on the scene to find both vehicles on fire.

Once the fire and rescue services had doused the flames, emergency works were able to investigate the scene.

Sadly, upon closer inspection, it was found that five occupants from the car had burned beyond recognition and were sadly declared deceased at the scene.

Two occupants from the truck had sustained minor injuries and once treated they were transported by ambulance to the hospital.