1 dead, 5 others injured in collison near Tousrivier

A man has died and five others injured when a car collided with a minibus taxi and bakkie on the N1 near Tousrivier on Thursday morning.

According to the Western Cape’s Mobility Department spokesperson, Jandre Bakker, it’s alleged that the car overtook another vehicle and collided with the minibus taxi and bakkie.

‘’The incident occurred at approximately 04:40. One male person died in the crash, one seriously injured, one person suffered moderate injuries and three others sustained slight injuries.’’

‘’Provincial traffic, SAPS, Emergency Medical Services, are all on the scene and a stop-and-go system is in place, Road users can expect delays in the area as the scene is being cleared.

‘’We urge motorists to be patient on the roads and only overtake when its lawful and absolutely safe to do so. Always take a cautious approach and heed the barrier lines,’’ added Jandre Bakker, Head of Communication at Western Cape’s Department of Transport and Public Works.



Done By: Mitchum George


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