It has been reported that two adults and two children were killed in what was said to be a “gruesome” collision.
According to Western Cape traffic chief Kenny Africa, the accident between two vehicles took place on the outbound elevated freeway link to the boulevard at around 02:00. This was near the FW de Klerk Boulevard in central Cape Town on Monday morning.
One of the vehicles was burnt out, Africa said.
News24 reported that this accident brought the number of people killed on provincial roads on the weekend to seven.
On Sunday morning around 04:00, two people were killed after their vehicles collided head-on and caught alight on the R27 West Coast Road.
Africa said both drivers were burnt beyond recognition, News24 adds.
The Elevated Freeway at the N1 outbound split is CLOSED to traffic due to an earlier accident #CPTTraffic— IG: vickimaccallum (@MissVickiMac) October 2, 2017