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Family of 6 die in Beaufort West accident

The family were headed towards the Eastern Cape and the taxi towards Cape Town.

 A woman has died and several others have been injured after three vehicles collided on the N1 highway between Beaufort West and Laingsburg on 29 December 2014. Picture: SA Paramedics via Twitter
road accident,Beaufort West
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CAPE TOWN – A family of six including three children have died in a head-on collision with a taxi between Beaufort West and Aberdeen.

The family were headed towards the Eastern Cape and the taxi towards Cape Town.

Emergency services and traffic officials were at the scene clearing the wreckage.

Western Cape traffic chief Kenny Africa says it's unclear what caused the crash.

“A car and a taxi collided head-on and the whole family; three adults and three children died and in the taxi three occupants were seriously injured.”

(Edited by Refilwe Pitjeng)

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