Mother & child killed in head-on collision

Four others were injured in the accident near Wellington this morning.

FILE. Four others were injured in the crash early this morning, on the R44. Picture: Ryan Wills

CAPE TOWN - A woman and her three-year-old son have been killed in a head-on collision near Wellington.

Four others were injured in the crash early this morning, on the R44.

ER24 Spokesperson, Russel Meiring says, "The deceased's two children, boys, were laying outside of the vehicle. The one child was believed to be in a critical condition while the other escaped with minor injuries. Both children were transported to a nearby hospital for further treatment. However, on arrival, the critically injured child succumbed to his injuries."