Polokwane- At least nine people died when a truck and a taxi collided head-on

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Horrific: nine people died when a taxi and a truck collided head-on along R579

By: Blessing Mabunda

Nine (9) people died on Tuesday morning when a truck and a taxi collided head-on along R579 road between Lebowakgomo and Jane Furse.

UPDATE: At least nine people died when a taxi and a truck collided head-on along R579 road between Lebowakgomo and Jane Furse

It is alleged that nine (9) people lost their lives instantly and seven(07) others sustained serious injuries and they were taken to the local hospital for medical treatment.

Police spokesperson Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said “the deceased are six men and three woman all from the combi and they were from Ga-Masemola to Lebowakgomo”.

“The driver of the truck and his passengers sustained minor injuries”. Ngoepe said

“The cause of the road fatality is still unknown but the Police investigations will tell as they are still underway”. Ngoepe added

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