road crash
A truck and a car collided, leaving five people dead on the R547 between Kinross and Kriel in Mpumalanga on 29 November 2018. Picture: @_ArriveAlive/Twitter.

Police are investigating the cause of a road accident that left five men dead in Mpumalanga.

The accident happened on the R537 between Kinross and Kriel after the vehicle they were travelling in crashed into a truck.

Emergency services arrived on the scene on Thursday afternoon to find the vehicle crushed beneath the trailer of the truck which had veered off the road.