Two people were killed and five people injured when two cars collided head-on outside Alkmaar, near Nelspruit, on the N4 on New Year's eve.A man and a woman, travelling in a Toyota Tazz were declared dead on the scene. A 6-year-old child who was with them is in a serious condition. "Two kids from the BMW had already been transported from the scene. The driver, a male, sustained only minor injuries, while an adult female was found to be in a serious condition," ER24 spokesperson Ross Campbell said in a statement. "The injured were treated by Advanced Life Support and transported to a private hospital in the area," he added. The South African Police Service, Fire & Rescue and Traffic police are on the scene for further investigation.READ: Festive season death toll already up 16 on last yearOn December 20, 2018, Transport minister Blade Nzimande announced that road deaths this festive season had already increased by 16% between December 1 and 18, compared to the same period last year, bringing the total of fatalities to 767 so far.He was speaking at the launch of the mid-festive season preliminary road safety report.