Parliament has released a statement confirming that a Member of Parliament has been killed in a car crash on Wednesday morning.
The car carrying the MP and three others was travelling towards Paarl, in the Western Cape, as part of an oversight visit to various schools.
The vehicle overturned injuring three people and killing one. Parliament has yet to reveal the identity of those involved, saying only that the belong to the portfolio committee on basic education.
Authorities say more information will be rendered public once the family has been informed.