Friday, December 24, 2021

Murraysburg municipal manager among deceased in road accident in the Western Cape

A head-on-collision on the N1 between Beaufort West and Leeu Gamka resulted in the death of municipal manager, Ronnie Klink, and his family.

The accident, which occurred in the early hours of Thursday morning, involved a light motor vehicle and a minibus taxi.



Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works spokesperson, Jandre Bakker, has urged citizens to be extra vigilant on roads especially at night. This accident occurred just before 01:00 on Thursday, according to Bakker. Courtesy: Western Cape Transport Department


The occupants of the light motor vehicle were Klink, his son and his daughter, and an additional female and male passenger, said to be family of Klink. The five, as well as the driver of the minibus taxi, were declared deceased on the scene.

“In the minibus taxi, the male driver died. In the light motor vehicle, the male driver, his male passenger, and three children: two girls and a boy also died,” according to Jandre Bakker, the Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works spokesperson.

Klink functioned as the manager of the Murraysburg municipality, in the Central Karoo.

 

Done By: Caitlin Maledo

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