Hlokomelo Mabogale |
As the festive season is approaching, the Limpopo province is currently recording higher number of accidents on the road. Three people have died and three others were seriously injured in a head-on collision between a Nissan Bakkie and Mercedes Vito Kombi on the N1 bypass near Mall of the North on Monday.
The provincial department of Transport and Community Safety said “Our investigations revealed that the two vehicles caught fire and three people were burnt beyond recognition. Two were occupants in the taxi and the third person was trapped in the bakkie.”
Those who are injured were rushed to the nearby hospital. MEC Mavhungu Lerule-Ramakhanya sent condolences to the deceased families.
Meanwhile on R518 at Visgat near Lephalale in Waterberg District, four people died on the scene following an accident involving two vehicles.