11 die on WC roads

Eleven people have died on Western Cape roads since Freedom Day.

Car accident

CAPE TOWN - Western Cape traffic officials on Tuesday said 11 people died on the province's roads since Freedom Day.

Provincial traffic's Donald Lakey said pedestrian casualties remain a concern.

He said there have been a few major accidents since last Thursday.

On the N7 highway near Malmesbury, three people were killed when a taxi collided with a bakkie on Sunday morning.

He said more pedestrians were killed on Monday.

"On Monday, we lost two pedestrians and we also lost one driver in a head-on collision."