Woman killed after taxi overturns

Western Cape Traffic Chief Kenny Africa says the driver lost control of the vehicle due to a tyre burst.

FILE: Western Cape Traffic Chief Kenny Africa says the driver lost control of the vehicle due to a tyre burst. Picture: EWN

CAPE TOWN - A woman has died after the minibus taxi she was travelling in overturned on the N1 just outside De Doorns.

The incident took place early on Saturday morning.

Western Cape Traffic Chief Kenny Africa says the driver lost control of the vehicle due to a tyre burst.

"There were five others slightly injured and one person was seriously injured. This accident occurred on the N1 near De Doorns."