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Seven die in W Cape crash

2012-05-13 18:25

Johannesburg - Seven people, two of them children, were killed when their car hit the trailer of a truck on the R27 near Saldanha, Western Cape traffic police said.

The truck was turning off the road towards Langebaan, just before midnight on Saturday, when the car crashed into its trailer, spokesperson Harold Williams said.

Three men, two women and two children died on the scene. The truck driver was uninjured.

The cause of the accident would be investigated.

Comments
  • Janice - 2012-05-14 07:25

    This is horribly sad!!!!! Its such a dangerous road.

      Jonathan - 2012-05-28 09:09

      I used this road this past weekend travelling from St Helena Bay: I don't think it's the road that's dangerous, it's the drivers. The recklessness and speed at which some people drive are absolutely scary.

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