Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Six people died in WC road accidents over the weekend

Loyiso Langeni
29 July 2014

Western Cape Traffic Authorities conducted 24 roadblocks over the past weekend of which 1 969 vehicles were stopped and checked.

602 drivers were tested for alcohol of which 26 drunken drivers were arrested. 

Provincial Traffic Chief Kenny Africa said the highest reading recording was reading of 1.09mg/1000 ml and that was on the N2 near Caledon

The total amount of money fines that were issued was R82 300.

The highest speed recorded in the Western Cape in the weekend was 152km/h in a 120km/h zone and that was on the N1 outside Beaufort West

Meanwhile also during the roadblocks one person was arrested for being in possession of false documentation in the Beaufort West area.

Provincial Traffic Chief Kenny Africa said six fatalities were recorded on the provincial roads over the weekend

“Two drivers died in separate accident in the Metro and another two pedestrian in separate accident died in the Metro area and Saturday evening on the N7 outside Louriesburg a driver lost a control of his vehicle and he lost his life in this accident and near Villiersdorp another driver lost control his vehicle and he also died in this accident.” Africa added.

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