A tragic weekend on SA, Swaziland roads
More than 100 people were killed in separate incidents in the Western & Eastern Cape, KZN & Swaziland.
CAPE TOWN - It's been a tragic weekend on South Africa and Swaziland's roads.
More than 100 people have died in separate incidents in the Western Cape, Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal and in Swaziland since Friday.
In one incident alone over 30 people died in a bus crash near Butterworth in the Eastern Cape.
The girls were on their way to the annual Reed Dance Festival.
Thirty-six people died in a bus crash on the R408 near Willowvale in the Eastern Cape on Saturday.
In a separate incident, also in the Eastern Cape, at least nine people were killed when the taxi they were travelling in overturned between Cradock and Graaff-Reinet.
The bloodletting on the roads continued in the Western Cape where 10 people died on the province's roads.
In KwaZulu-Natal, two people lost their lives in a collision in Glendale on Saturday.
The exact causes of the various tragedies are still under investigation.