None of those who got to the scene of the accident could possibly have left the place with dry cheeks.

Even as reporters gather, it was all sympathy to the departed.

The accident was gory hurtful.

Father and his daughter were killed and five people were injured in a crash near St Helena Bay on Wednesday night.

Authorities understand the crash occurred when one vehicle failed to stop at a stop sign.

The father and daughter who died were travelling in the one vehicle, while the driver of the other vehicle was seriously injured.

Four passengers in the second vehicle were slightly injured.