3 die in N4 taxi collision

Netcare 911's Santi Steinmann says four people were also injured.

Three people have tragically lost their lives and two people were injured following an accident on the N4 on 13 January, 2015. Picture: Santi Steinmann/iWitness.

JOHANNESBURG - Three people have been killed in a crash involving a taxi and two cars on the N4 Highway in Pretoria.

The cause of the crash is still unknown.

Netcare 911's Santi Steinmann says four people were also injured.

"Two men and one woman tragically lost their lives while one person was found to be in a critical condition. It's now confirmed that three other people sustained injuries."

Several people were killed in a collision on the N1 in the Western Cape last night.

More than 1,000 people died on the roads nationally over the festive period.

More than 1,700 taxis were found to be unroadworthy or operating illegally in the Cape.