7 killed, 6 seriously injured, including an infant, in Western Cape crash

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Seven people died and six others were seriously injured when an apparent tyre burst caused a car to crash head-on into a bakkie on the N2 between Stormsvlei and Riviersonderend on Sunday.

According to Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works, a Toyota Camry's tyre burst causing it to  crash into an Isuzu bakkie.

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Department spokesperson Jandré Bakker said that two men, three women and an infant were seriously injured.

They were transported to a Swellendam hospital for medical treatment.

Police spokesperson Colonel André Traut said Riviersonderend police registered a culpable homicide docket.

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