A four-vehicle crash in Ceres, Western Cape has claimed the lives of five people. The incident also left seven others injured.
The crash took place on the R303 highway, near the Bella Vista area, after 11 pm on Saturday night.
The Western Cape transport department’s Jandre Bakker said, “In vehicle one – a light motor vehicle – a male driver and his three passengers, one male and two females, died; the driver of the second vehicle was taken to the Ceres Hospital, while the driver in vehicle three could not be found on the scene. A minibus taxi was the fourth vehicle; the driver died and six passengers, of which two were male and four were females, sustained injuries.”
The investigation into the incident is ongoing.