Netcare 911 paramedics and other services responded to an accident on the N3 Heidelberg area just before the Lenasia turn-off this afternoon after 16h30.
Upon their arrival on scene they found that a minibus had overturned. A man and a child had tragically died during the accident. One man sustained critical injuries, seven people were seriously injured and four people sustained moderate injuries.
After all the injured were treated on scene, they were transported to various hospitals, including a Netcare facility, in the area for further medical care.
Exact detail to the cause of the accident and preceding events will remain the subject of a police investigation.