Monday, September 21, 2015

Fifteen fatalities reported across the Western Cape over the weekend

Rentse Khiba
21 September 2015

Western Cape Traffic Authorities conducted 24 roadblocks across the province this past weekend, whereby 2 506 vehicles were stopped and checked.

1 341 drivers were tested for alcohol which resulted in 25 drunken drivers being arrested.

Provincial Traffic Chief Kenny Africa said the total amount of fines amounted to R463 150 and 925 drivers were prosecuted for exceeding speed limits.

The highest speeds recorded were 163 km in a 120km/h zone, 172km in a 100 km/h zone and lastly 100km in an 80km/h zone.

Meanwhile also during the roadblocks 15 fatalities were recorded on the provinces roads over the weekend. 

Provincial Traffic Chief Kenny Africa said a head on collision between two vehicles left two people dead in Mossel Bay.

Africa explained that three pedestrians were killed in separate instances across the Western Cape, one in Bellville, one in Mitchells Plain and one in Observatory.

Among the list of fatalities are one person in Saldanha Bay and one person in Vredenburg Africa concluded



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