Six die on WC roads ahead of Christmas holidays

Western Cape traffic chief Kenny Africa says another fatal accident occurred earlier on Friday morning near Goudini Spa.

FILE: A crime scene. Picture: Thomas Holder/EWN

CAPE TOWN - Five people have been killed in a head-on collision near Beaufort West on the N1 highway.

The fatal crash occurred just before midnight.

A truck is believed to have jack-knifed and the car drove into it.

Western Cape traffic chief Kenny Africa says that another fatal accident occurred earlier on Friday morning near Goudini Spa.

“There was yet another accident on the N1 between Worcester and Rawsonville, where the driver of a Polo motor vehicle had a flat tyre. He was busy changing the tyre when a taxi driver struck him. The driver of the Polo was killed.”

(Edited by Shimoney Regter)