One killed in Van Der Merwe Street

A man was killed in an accident on Friday.

A Polo Volkswagen and Toyota Fortuner collided on Van Der Merwe Street.
The Polo was allegedly carrying three adults and four children, while the Fortuner was carrying four people.

11 people sustained injuries.

The man who was travelling in the Polo lost his life

It is not clear what caused the accident.


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