Two Limpopo bus crashes claim 14 lives

By Lelethu Mquqo
23 September 2011

Two bus accidents in Limpopo yesterday claimed the lives of at least 14 people, including six children.

Eighty-five people were injured.

In yesterday afternoon’s crash, nine people died and five others were critically injured when a minibus taxi and a bus collided head-on on the R-510 in Northam.

Netcare 911’s Jeffrey Wicks says the driver and passengers of the bus escaped unhurt.

Early yesterday morning, six pre-school children and an adult were killed and 79 children and adults were hurt when their bus overturned near Thohoyandou.


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