The Western Cape Transport Department said that the traffic cop had been in service since 2016 and was stationed in Worcester.
CAPE TOWN – An on-duty traffic officer who was responding to a crime scene has been killed in a crash near Worcester.
It happened on Thursday on the R43 between Villiersdorp and Worcester.
The Western Cape Transport Department has expressed its condolences to the family of the 27-year-old traffic officer.
The official was responding to the scene of an accident when he was involved in a head-on collision.
He died on his way to hospital.
In this crash, a man and a woman were also killed.
A third person was seriously injured and transported to a nearby medical facility for treatment.
The department said that the traffic cop had been in service since 2016 and was stationed in Worcester.