Cape Town - The National Transport Department has released road death figures for the 2018 Easter long weekend.
Transport minister Blade Nzimande revealed that 510 people were killed on South Africa's roads during the 2018 Easter holiday; this represents a 14% increase from 2017's figure of 449.
The crashes were recorded from March 29 to April 9. The highest increase in fatalities were recorded in the Northern Cape, North West and Limpopo.
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