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Six people have been killed in an accident involving a herd of cows and three vehicles, Eastern Cape police said on Friday.
A Volkswagen microbus, Nissan bakkie and Ford Figo collided after one of them crashed into a cow crossing the N2 around 7.30pm on Thursday, Captain Jackson Manatha said.
"All the vehicles were coming from East London towards Butterworth."
Six people died on the scene -- three women and a man in the microbus and two men in the Ford.
Six people in the microbus and three in the Ford were seriously injured. They were taken to Butterworth Hospital. - Sapa
*This article was edited on 22 March at 9:45am.