At least 14 people have been killed overnight in separate road accidents in parts of the country.
A collision involving a taxi and another vehicle on Soutpans Road in Shoshanguve, north of Pretoria has left seven people dead.
In Johannesburg, there were three fatal casualties following a crash involving a truck on the N12 west near the Kliprivier offramp.
Paramedics say they found two men lying on the road near the accident scene
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The driver of the passenger vehicle was trapped inside. Emergency services had to use hydraulic rescue tools to free him.
In KwaZulu-Natal, a probe is under way after three people were killed on Hans Dettman Highway.
Paramedics say the victims were already dead when they arrived on the scene.
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Four others sustained injuries and were taken to a nearby hospital.
Still in the province, a pedestrian has died after being run over by a tractor on the R603 in Eston.