Three people were killed in a collision between a truck and a light motor vehicle along the R71 in Polokwane of Friday afternoon.

Shortly before 5 pm, paramedics from ER24 and Provincial EMS arrived on the scene. Two occupants from the light motor vehicle were found with fatal injuries. Sadly, there was nothing that could be done for them and they were declared dead on the scene. Upon further assessment, paramedics found that a pedestrian also succumbed to his injuries when the vehicles collided into him.

The exact circumstances surrounding the collision is not yet known. Local authorities will conduct an investigation.