Five killed in Karoo accident
Johannesburg - Five people were killed in a crash on the N1 between Laingsburg and Prince Albert Road in the Karoo on Wednesday, said Western Cape police.
"A minibus and a car collided head on around 03:30," said Captain Bernadine Steyn.
Steyn could not confirm earlier reports of a baby being killed in the crash.
"According to the officers on the scene a baby was not involved in the accident," said Steyn.
An 11-year-old girl travelling in the minibus and two men and two woman travelling in the car were killed, said Steyn.
Seventeen people were seriously injured and taken to hospital.