Horror Crash In Pretoria Leaves 15 People Dead
Fifteen people have been confirmed dead in a horrific accident near Bundu Inn, Garankuwa, Pretoria, yesterday, Friday, June 10.
It’s unclear what caused the accident, but emergency personnel indicated there was a head-on collision leading to the fatalities.
In all, there were 52 people on the scene, 26 of whom were wounded and receiving treatment. Four reportedly have moderate to severe injuries, and seven are critically injured. At the time of writing, the death toll stood at 15.
An accident between a truck and a bus has claimed 15 lives and injured 23 on the M17 Hornsneck Road near Bundu Inn in Ga-Rankuwa. #sabcnews pic.twitter.com/i8KqMspWmH
— Ofentse Setimo🇿🇦 (@Stimoroller) June 10, 2022
The accident is one of the most horrific South Africa has experienced in recent memories. Amid the tragedy, local leaders are calling on drivers to be cautious on the road and not to over speed.
The road is reportedly closed at N4 and motorists are encouraged to take alternative routes while emergencies clear up the accident scene.
The sheer impact of the accident and the toll on life led to a wave of mourning across Mzansi social media, with many calling on the government to investigate what exactly caused the accident and see to it that it doesn’t happen again.
Well, we are following the story keenly and will bring you more details regarding the tragedy as they drop. So you may want to follow us and stay tuned for updates.