Five people were killed in an accident on the N4 near Sunbury in Mpumalanga on Sunday, said the provincial community safety department.

“The accident occurred when a sedan crashed into the back of a minibus taxi that was pulling a trailer,” community safety MEC Vusi Shongwe said in a statement.

The sedan overturned, leaving all five of its occupants dead.

Shongwe extended his condolences to the families of the deceased. He urged motorists to be more cautious on the roads.

Sapa