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5 perish in Beitbridge accident


FIVE people died, three on the spot, when a speeding Beitbridge-bound commuter omnibus overturned about 40km north of the border town.


Details were sketchy yesterday, but a police source confirmed two others had died on admission at Beitbridge District Hospital.

“An officer who attended the scene said the vehicle, a Nissan Elgrand, somersaulted several times before landing on its side,” the source said.

The accident occurred close to where 10 people died last year in an accident involving a bus and a truck.

Five other people injured in yesterday’s accident have been admitted at Beitbridge District Hospital.

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