Three dead when car slams into broken down car

Three people who were pushing a broken down car were killed when a vehicle slammed into them on the Rosslyn road near De Wildt on Sunday.

According to Shawn Herbst of Netcare 911, four people were pushing a car that had broken down on the R566 road from Brits to Rosslyn, when a car travelling in the same direction drove into the people and broken down car. “Medics found that three people had sustained fatal injuries and another two people had sustained minor injuries. All the injured were treated on scene before being transported to hospital for further care,” he said.