9 PEOPLE PERISHED ON A HEAD ON ACCIDENT ALONG THE MOOKGOPONG ROAD.

LUTENDO LIVHEBE – MUDAU. It is reported that this morning around 05h00 on the N1 a Toyota Venture lost control and collided heads-on with truck.
9 people died from the Toyota including 4 kids of 2-12 years . According to the report from Traffic Officers the possible cause of the accident its a trye bust. The Department calls on all motorists to ensure roadworthiness of thier vehicles before taking long trips and to always stay within the speed limit. The road is currently opened for traffic.

MEC Radzilani concerned with an accident that claimed 9 lives.

The MEC for Transport and Community Safety in the Limpopo Province, Mme Florence Radzilani, has expressed a serious concern, on the news of the 9 deaths that occurred as a result of a road accident on the N1 stretch, along Mookgophong.

According to reports, a Toyota Venture carrying 9 passengers collided with a truck, around 5h00 on the morning of Saturday, 12 November 2022.

9 people, including 4 children between the ages of 2-12, lost their lives in the crash. According to reports, the possible cause of the accident could have been a tyre burst, because the Toyota Venture veered off its lane, and hit the truck.

MEC Radzilani encourages motorists to ensure that their vehicles are in a roadworthy state, before undertaking their journeys.

‘This’, she said, ‘is disturbing news, and it happens at a time when the Department is putting concerted efforts to ensure road safety, as we head towards the Festive Period’.

The MEC has also send messages of condolences to the families of the deceased, and has made a commitment that the Department will be focusing its Festive Season road safety campaigns, on roadworthiness and overloading.

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