Well-known author's family killed in crash

2010-07-06 16:14

Cape Town - Four of the five people killed in a horror crash near Beaufort West on Tuesday morning were related to renowned author Chris Barnard.

Barnard's nephew Jacques, his wife Lizelle and children Milla, 2, and 6-year-old Juan as well as their domestic worker died when they overtook a vehicle in their Mercedes Vito and crashed head-on into a Translux bus.

No one on the bus was injured.