It’s just the new year and we already have our first tragic story .
Six people who are 3 women , 2 man and 1 girl were involved in a car crash that took their lives .
The accident happened on the “death stretch” of the N1 highway near Laingsburg in the Western Cape where a taxi driver crashes into a non moving object leaving 6 dead .
It is thought that the driver fell asleep while driving before the vehicle left the road and crashed .
When questioned the driver alleged that he couldn’t remember what happened he only woke up when emergency services we removing him from the minibus .
NB: when driving long distances drivers are urged to to rest every 2 hours of the trip or every 200km