24 die on SA roads on Monday
By Ilhaam Hoosain
30 June 2008
In three provinces since the early hours of this morning 24 people have been killed and 11 others seriously injured in separate accidents.
In a head-on collision between a minibus taxi and a car near Tarkastad in the Eastern Cape 15 people were killed and four others seriously injured. Meanwhile eight people were reportedly killed and two are in a critical condition following an accident on the Xavier Road off-ramp on the M1 north, south of Johannesburg.
One person died and five others were seriously injured in a multiple- vehicle pile-up on the R34 between Mpangeni and Richards Bay in Northern KwaZulu Natal.