Eight people killed in Napier R316 collision

Eight people are reported to have died in a head-on collision near Napier in the Western Cape.

NAPIER - Eight people are reported to have died in a head-on collision near Napier in the Western Cape.

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Western Cape traffic chief, Kenny Africa said a Toyota SUV and a light delivery van were in a head-on collision.

All six occupants of the SUV were killed and two of the van's occupants died.

The driver of the van was seriously injured and transported to the hospital for futher medical attention.

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The collision occurred on the R316. Lanes in both directions will be closed until further notice while officials clear the scene.

Africa said thousands of taxis left Cape Town to the Eastern Cape on Friday and authorities are pleased to report no major taxi collisions have occurred in the Western Cape.

Source
eNCA