Boy (5) dies in car accident near George

Three adults, two men and a woman, were also injured and were taken to George Hospital.

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CAPE TOWN - A five-year-old boy has died in a car crash between George and Herolds Bay.

The accident happened at around 2pm on Wednesday afternoon.

Three adults, two men and a woman, were also injured and were taken to George Hospital.

Western Cape Traffic Chief Kenny Africa: "A driver of a [VW] Polo lost control of his vehicle and in this accident a five-year-old child lost his life."

So far, since 1 December more than 100 people have been killed on Western Cape roads.