7 killed in car crash in the WC

The head on collision between a bakkie and a light motor vehicle occurred on the N2 late last night.

FILE: The head on collision between a bakkie and a light motor vehicle occurred on the N2 late last night. Picture: ER24.

CAPE TOWN - Seven people including a family of four have been killed in an accident between Heidelberg and Riversdale.

The head on collision between a bakkie and a light motor vehicle occurred on the N2 late last night.

It took traffic officials and emergency personnel several hours to clear the road.

Western Cape traffic chief Kenny Africa says the accident is a tragic start to the weekend.

"In this accident, the three occupants in the bakkie died and w whole family in the light motor vehicle, the mother, father and two sons were also wiped out."