90 killed on Western Cape roads since 1 December

While the number is high, it represents an 11% decrease compared with the same period last year.

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CAPE TOWN - Ninety people have been killed on the Western Cape’s roads since the beginning of December.

While the number is high, it represents an 11% decrease compared with the same period last year.

Transport and Public Works Department's Siphesihle Dube says: “For the first three days we’ve seen a slight decrease on the number of road deaths on the Western Cape roads. We’ve also seen a high number of pedestrian deaths with a slight peak this year.

“The highest number of fatalities is 12, which was recorded on 17 December. We urge all road users to work with us in making sure that they’re safe.”

(Edited by Zamangwane Shange)