Notorious N8 claims four lives


Road users in the Free State are urged to be vigilant on the road as rainy weather conditions continue.

OFM News reports that this, after an accident claimed four lives on the notorious N8 route between Bloemfontein and Botshabelo on Friday.

Emergency Medical Services’ (EMS) Sipho Towa says on Friday morning they received information regarding an accident at the T-junction of Botshabelo West and on arrival found that a light motor vehicle had collided with a truck.

He says four people died after a BMW they were travelling landed under a truck that was travelling from Thaba Nchu, causing the truck to overturn. Towa confirms the scene has been cleared up and the road is now accessible. He, however, warns that motorists must be cautious.