Bakkie crash near Ceres claims 5 lives

Authorities say the driver of bakkie lost control of his vehicle after a tyre burst.

FILE: Emergency personnel remain on scene. Picture: imgkid.com.

CAPE TOWN - Five people have died in a crash outside Ceres in the Western Cape.

Authorities say the driver of bakkie lost control of his vehicle after a tyre burst.

Emergency personnel remain on scene to monitor traffic.

Provincial traffic chief Kenny Africa said, "Five people were killed in that accident, two males and three females, and the police are busy the investigation."