3 die in Cape Town crash

2012-04-29 12:52

Johannesburg - Three people were killed and four others injured when their minibus crashed in Cape Town on Sunday morning, paramedics said.

The VW Kombi, with seven occupants, crashed on the N7 near Malmesbury shortly after 04:00, ER24 spokesperson  Derrick Banks said.

Two of the occupants were flung out of the car and died on the scene. Another person, who was in a critical condition, died despite the efforts of paramedics to save him.

The other four passengers were taken to Tygerberg Hospital.

  • tebogo.manala - 2012-04-29 13:51

    South Africans,please drive safely

  • smaged2 - 2012-04-29 16:00

    Report inaccurate - the accident was not near Malmesbury - it happened at the N1 turnoff vangaurd drive. We travel that road daily and had to go via goodwood/edgemead and back onto N7 this morning. My condolences to the families.

  • Zion - 2012-04-29 17:30

    About 9 days ago I too used the road between Cape Town and Malmesbury during the early hours of the morning. The driving by others was absolutely atrocious. Overtaking on blind bends and in the face of oncoming traffic. Otherwise I found the average Cape Town driver to be safe and considerate to other drivers. Please people maintain that mindset.

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