FATAL ACCIDENT THAT INVOLVES A BUS AND A TRUCK AT M17 HORNSNEK ROAD CLAIMS 15 LIVES

Written by on June 10, 2022

A horrible head on crash between a truck and a bus occurred at around 6h00 am on Friday 10 June 2022 at M17 Hornsnek road near Bundu Inn, North of Pretoria.

The accident has so far claimed the lives of 15 people, two from the truck and 13 from the bus. Amongst the deceased 8 are women and 7 men. 23 people have been injured and three are in a critical condition.

Details of how the accident occurred are still under investigation.

The MMC of community safety, Alderman Grandi Theunissen has taken note of the fatal accident which took place this morning.

The MMC would like to send sincere condolences to the families of those who lost their lives and a speedy recovery to the injured people.

He further stated that as much as this is an accident, the MMC request all road users to always be cautious, drive with care and be patient with each other on the road.

The road has been temporarily closed at N4 and Rosslyn road. Motorists are urged to avoid and use alternative roads.

The Tshwane Metro Police Department will continue to monitor until the roads are opened.

Issued by the Tshwane Metro Police Communication Unit.


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