13 killed on SA roads
At least 13 people have lost their lives on the country’s roads this weekend.
JOHANNESBURG - At least 10 people have been killed in two accidents in Mpumalanga.
In the first accident, five people died near Bushbuckridge after their vehicle overturned and burst into flames in the early hours of Sunday morning.
In the second incident, five people were killed when their car collided with a truck between Amsterdam and Piet Retief.
The exact cause of the accident is not yet known.
The Department of Community Safety's Joseph Mabuza says, "The MEC is concerned about the loss of lives on our roads. He has requested motorists to be cautious on the roads."
Meanwhile, three pedestrians were killed on Western Cape roads this weekend.
A 26-year-old man died after he was knocked over in a hit and run incident on the N1 near Leeu Gamka.
In another accident, a 78-year-old man lost his life after he was hit by a truck on the N2 near Somerset West.
Western Cape Traffic Chief Kenny Africa says, "An adult male was killed on the N2 near Macassar on Saturday night when he was struck by a motor vehicle.