A public safety official was startled when two cars crashed behind him during a videoed interview in SABC TV news about the state of a North West Province road notorious for collisions.The province's public safety portfolio committee chairman, Mahlakeng Mahlakeng, whistled as he turned around to see what had happened.WATCH THE CRASH VIDEOMahlakeng said: "This guy [the driver], what is he doing?" Before the high-speed crash involving one car towing another Mahlakeng told the SABC that the Lichtenburg-Koster road continued to be a problem."As we speak, the road continues to kill our people. The road continues to be more expensive... The last amount that we were given by the department was R220-million, that was spent already on this particular road." (Seeing the state of it, Wheels24 wonders where the money went?)At that point a car towing another passes, skids, veers across the road with its load still under two, and almost disappears into a large ditch.They narrowly miss a pedestrian, who had run to safety.The SABC footage was posted on YouTube a short while later.WHAT THE VIEWERS SAID:Internet user Sbongiseni Mazibuko: "News worth watching..."Another user, Fortune Mgwili-Sibanda: "This is too perfect, it couldn't have been staged."Another person commented: "Classic."A newsreader said nobody was been injured in the crash.