2 killed while trying to make U-turn
Mahikeng - Two people were killed and another was injured when two cars collided on the R49 road between Mahikeng and Zeerust in the North West on Saturday, the provincial human settlements and public safety department said.
Two women - both in their fifties - tried to make a U-turn after they missed an offramp, said department spokesperson Lesiba Moses Kgwele.
A Volkswagen Golf then collided with the Toyota Run X the women were travelling in. The women died on the scene and the 39-year-old driver of the Golf was taken to hospital with serious injuries.
A case of culpable homicide and reckless and negligent driving has been opened.