Seat belt saves baby in accident

A three car pile-up on the R304 on Sunday afternoon left six injured and three cars written off.

Hermien Swanepoel, Superintendent of training, education and accidents at Stellenbosch traffic department says the accident left people seriously injured, and a baby unscathed in the back seat.

At the back of the Hyundai was a little baby, 8-months-old who was found without a scratch.

Hermien Swanepoel, Superintendent, training education and accidents at Stellenbosch

If that little baby wasn't fastened in the car seat she would've been seriously injured.

Hermien Swanepoel, Superintendent, training education and accidents at Stellenbosch

It is necessary for parents to take this law seriously and fasten their children, otherwise they will be charged

Hermien Swanepoel, Superintendent, training education and accidents at Stellenbosch

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