28 November 2012
The only survivor of the horror matric car crash said his
friends would still be alive if he had been behind the wheel.
Nazan Klaasens was sleeping in the back of his
mother’s Toyota Corolla when the car was crushed by a Golden Arrow bus in the
early hours of Saturday morning.
Nazan reveals he
had asked his friend, Keenan Smith, 18, to drive him and their two friends
Leigh Anne Swail, 18, and Kelly-Jade Ford, 18, home from Clifton beach because he
He said he was
previously involved in a car crash when he was feeling tired, so he decided it
was best that Keenan drive them home
Nazan said he only
remembers dozing off in the backseat and then waking up in hospital and
receiving the news that his friends were dead.
He adds that he is still
in shock and that it could have been different because I would have been the one
driving. I miss my friends.
He also added that to
all the families involved, he wants to apologise for what happened.
The Cape Peninsula
University of Technology student had to receive stitches to his head. His face
is swollen and a patch covers his right eye.
officials are also carrying out an investigation into the tragedy.
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