Five People perish in VW Sedan and Toyota Van Head on Crash on the R529 Giyani


By Staff Reporter

GIYANI-Five people were killed and one escaped with serious injuries in a head-on collision involving a VW Sedan and a Toyota loading Van on the R529 road near Bambeni village outside Giyani in the Mopani District.

Four occupants from the sedan were killed instantly impact.

The driver of the loading Van was also certified dead on the scene.

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Preliminary investigations cite reckless and negligent driving as the possible cause of the accident. A male passenger was rushed to the local hospital in a critical state.

Limpopo Transport and Community Safety MEC, Mavhungu Lerule-Ramakhanya has conveyed her deepest condolences to the affected families and a speedy recovery wishes to the survivor. She urged motorists to adhere to the traffic rules to help clamp down on road carnage.


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