RIVERSDALE - A mother and child were killed in an accident on the N2 highway outside Riversdale in the Western Cape on Monday.
It is understood a truck collided with the car.
Authorities said the crash was caused by brake failure.
Paramedics are still on the scene.
Metro emergency spokesperson Keri Davids said the truck driver sustained minor injuries.
Four ambulances were sent to the scene.
(Edited by Zethu Zulu)