Two people have been killed and fourteen others have been injured after a taxi collided with a truck on the N4 direction Malelane in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga.

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

Netcare911 paramedics worked alongside various emergency services on scene.

Reports from the scene indicate that two people are in a critical condition while the other sustained moderate to minor injuries.

The truck driver is still trapped , Netcare911 paramedics and the Fire Department are busy extricating the man out of the truck.

Two women were declared dead on scene.

Traffic has been affected on this route.

This accident happened this morning at about 07h15.

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