Five dead, 10 injured in bakkie crash

2014-09-27 12:26

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Cape Town - Five people were killed in an accident in Beaufort West on Saturday, said Western Cape Emergency Medical Services.

Ten others, including three children were critically injured in the incident, said spokesperson Robert Daniels.

All 15 of them were travelling in a bakkie which was pulling a trailer.

"[Their] bakkie and trailer rolled on the Aberdeen Road, 40km outside Beaufort West," said Daniels.

The injured were treated on the scene and then transported to the Beaufort West Hospital.

The cause of the accident was unclear.

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