Limpopo Taxi Accident kills 10 – PHOTOS. The FREAK accident happened at around 1h00 in the early morning at the N1 South of Naboomspruit near Boekenhout in Limpopo.
A taxi was involved in a head-on collision with a truck, the taxi then caught fire. Ten of the twelve passengers passed away.
Two of the passengers are critically injured and were taken to hospital for medical attention.
Minister of Transport, Ms Dipuo Peters expressed her condolences to the family of the deceased. She also urged that motorist be extra cautious when driving at night and in the early hours as statistics released by the RTMC indicates that most crashes happens between 10h00 at night and 06h00 in the morning.
Peters also asked the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) to expedite the investigations into the accident and the Road Accident Fund (RAF) to intervene and support the affected families, the Arrive Alive blog reported.