Easter Traffic: SA records 189 crashes, 235 deaths

File: Minister of Transport Fikile Mbalula.

File: Minister of Transport Fikile Mbalula. Twitter/@GovernmentZA

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JOHANNESBURG - Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has confirmed 189 crashes were recorded over the Easter period, resulting in 235 deaths nationwide.

READ: Easter Traffic | Almost 100 lives lost on SA roads

He released the Easter traffic statistics on Thursday.

  • Gauteng recorded 30 crashes and 36 fatalities. 
  • The Eastern Cape recorded 22 crashes and 27 fatalities. 
  • Free State recorded 8 crashes and 13 fatalities.
  • Kwa-Zulu Natal recorded 42 crashes and 54 fatalities. 
  • Mpumalanga recorded 15 crashes and 18 fatalities.
  • Limpopo recorded 27 crashes and 34 fatalities. 
  • The Northern Cape recorded 6 crashes and 7 fatalities. 
  • North West recorded 15 crashes and 20 fatalities.
Source
eNCA

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