2 killed in Western Cape highway crash

2015-09-05 10:33
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Cape Town – Two people were killed and seven others injured in a collision between a bus and bakkie on the N1, near Leeu Gamka, on Saturday morning.

The bakkie apparently swerved right in front of the bus whilst overtaking, made contact and then overturned, said Western Cape traffic chief Kenny Africa.

The driver and a 10-year-old girl were killed in the accident just after midnight.

Three adults and four kids, aged 2 to 8, who were also in the bakkie, were injured.

The bus had been on its way from Cape Town to Johannesburg.

Africa said no one in the bus was injured.

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