Western Cape: '18 people died on our roads since the start of long weekend'

Western Cape Chief Director for Community Safety Kenny Africa outlines the road statistics for this long weekend.

He says the road is still closed between the N1 Laingsburg and Prince Albert.

At around about 3:30 am yet another gruesome accident, a head on collusion, and in the one vehicle, five people lost their lives four adults and one little girl. In there other vehicle, one person trapped and another two seriously injured.

Kenny Africa, Western Cape Chief Director for Community Safety

At this point in time, we don't know what the cause of the accident was. We know it's a head-on collusion.

Kenny Africa, Western Cape Chief Director for Community Safety

He said paramedics are still working to free the person trapped in the vehicle.

In total with this five, the death toll goes up to 11, apart from the seven people that died in the train crash. So it will be in total it will be 18 people who died on our roads since the start of the long weekend.

Kenny Africa, Western Cape Chief Director for Community Safety

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