Woman dies in accident

A woman was killed and seven other people injured in an accident on the N8 near Bloemfontein, police said yesterday. Inspector Harry Nagel said the driver of the vehicle, carrying eight people, lost control and overturned at about 6.50pm on Monday.

A woman was killed and seven other people injured in an accident on the N8 near Bloemfontein, police said yesterday. Inspector Harry Nagel said the driver of the vehicle, carrying eight people, lost control and overturned at about 6.50pm on Monday.

"The exact cause of the accident is unknown," said Nagel. The accident happened about 20kilometres outside Bloemfontein on the road to Botshabelo. The woman died at the scene while five people were taken to a Bloemfontein hospital. Nagel said another vehicle crashed into the canopy of the overturned vehicle. - Sapa

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