Four dead, four injured in two horrific crashes

2016-01-27 06:00
 WA third of the original bakkie and trailer which crashed into the Toyota Corolla killing all four occupants. On the right bakkie, which overturned just outside Greytown on Saturday morning

WA third of the original bakkie and trailer which crashed into the Toyota Corolla killing all four occupants. On the right bakkie, which overturned just outside Greytown on Saturday morning

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Wet roads and speed are alleged to have been the cause of the horrific accident, near Matimatola on Friday evening, in which four people,members of the Gasa family , lost their lives,They were killed outright when their vehicle, a Toyota Corolla collided with the white bakkie,the driver of which and his passenger are fighting for their lives in hospital. D ue to the force of the impact, this bakkie broke into three separate sections.

The third photograph shows a bakkie, which loaded with concrete items, overturned when the driver failed to negogiate the sharp bend between the old Dundee road turnoff and the Greytown/Kranskop road turnoff on Saturday morning..Manager Greytown Traffic Department, Mr M.Khosa told the Greytown Gazette that it was a regular occurrence for drivers to loose control on this bend and he appealed to the Department of transport to either instal speed bumps or barriers along the sides for protection,

There has been an increase in the number of road accidents – all drivers are urged to drive safely, to obey the rules of the road; and not to speed or drink and drive.

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