Thirteen killed in road accident in South Africa
Dateline: JOHANNESBURG, South Africa
A minibus crashed into the trailer truck Monday, killing 13 people and seriously injuring three others, police said.
The trailer had broken loose from the truck near the Ventersdorp town, 160 kilometers (100 miles) west of Johannesburg, and was parked unmanned in the middle of the road, said police spokeswoman Sally Moloi.
The taxi slammed into the trailer, the South African Press Association reported.
The police said 13 passengers in the minibus were killed in the accident and two men and a woman were seriously injured. All were South African.
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