Headline News
19 October 2020

Groot Marico – Department of Community Safety and Transport Management member of the executive committee (MEC) Sello Lehari pleaded with motorists to exercise extreme caution while driving. “This will help to reduce the high rate of road accidents in the North West province.”  
Lehari made these remarks on Sunday 11 October after he had been informed of an accident near a Marico which resulted in the death of one woman and four men. The fatal accident occurred between 12:00 and 13:00 when two vehicles, travelling in opposite directions along the N4, collided head-on. 
The N4 is one of the busiest national arterial routes linking Mozambique, South Africa, Botswana, and Namibia. 
In his condolences to the families of the deceased, the MEC made an impassioned plea for all motorists to observe traffic regulations. “We are deeply saddened by the accident on one of our busiest roads. Our deepest condolences to the deceased’s families.

Five people lost their lives in a head-on collision. 
The crumpled remains of one of two vehicles which collided near Groot Marico. 


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