One person killed, more than 20 injured in multiple-vehicle pile-up on M71


One person died and more than 20 people were injured in a crash involving multiple vehicles on Main Road (the M71) in Lonehill, Johannesburg.

According to Emer-G-Med's Kyle van Reenen , the collision took place at around 07:30 earlier this morning, with multiple commuters left with critical injuries ranging from moderate to serious before being taken to nearby hospitals for further care.

According to the Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department (JMPD)’s spokesperson Xolani Fihla, only one vehicle was involved, and the cause of the accident has not yet been determined.  The driver of the vehicle fled the scene after the accident had occurred, no arrest has been made yet and a case of culpable homicide has been opened at Douglasdale Police Station for further investigation.

Done By: Sibulele Stuurman


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