Hlokomelo Mabogale |
Six people lost their lives while the other six escaped with injuries in a horrific car crash that happened on D98 road in Ximixoni Village at Malamulele in Limpopo on Friday afternoon. It is alleged that a driver of a Toyota loading van was driving at a high speed, lost control and hit a house.
Six passengers who were identified as learners who had hitch-hiked from school were killed instantly.
The Spokesperson for Limpopo Transport and Community Safety said the deceased are five males and one female. “The driver of the Van was rushed to the local hospital in a critical state, two passengers sustained serious injuries while three managed to escape with minor injuries.”
Furthermore, MEC, Mavhungu Lerule Ramakhanya has sent messages of condolences to the families of the deceased and wished a speedy recovery to the injured six. She also said she is concerned that the province continues to lose people on the roads due to negligence and speed.