Seven people have lost their lives in an accident. 10 other people are seriously injured after an accident in Soshanguve, north of Pretoria.

It’s understood a minibus and a light delivery vehicle collided on Soutpans Road early this morning.

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Paramedics got to the scene and pronounced 5 people dead instantly. Two other lives were later lost on scene.

The injured were taken to Netcare Pretoria East hospital for treatment.

The cause of the accident is not yet known but investigation is ongoing.