Five people, including child, killed in horror crash in Northwest


Five people, including a minor, were killed in a horror crash in the Northwest.

A taxi driver, three passengers and a minor were killed in a fatal crash in the Northwest on Saturday morning.

The accident involved a minibus taxi and a bakkie, and occurred on the R504 between Wolmaranstad and Schweizer-Reneke.

Police have opened a manslaughter investigation into the cause of the crash.

North West Community Safety and Transportation Management MEC Sello Lehari on Saturday expressed shock at the fatal crash.

“Our roads continue to take the lives of our loved ones. May we be more careful on the road. We cannot bear to lose more lives,” said Lehari.

Lehari sent his condolences to the bereaved families of the victims.

“I woke up with a very heavy heart today. I can only imagine what you are going through. Please accept my sincere condolences,” he said.

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