LISTEN: Twelve people dead in bus crash near Mookgophong in Limpopo – Dept

Twelve people are declared dead and many injured after a Scania Bus overturned along the N1-25 about 15km outside of Mookgophong at 06:30 this morning (Monday), confirms Matomi Moremi-Taueatsoala, spokesperson for the Department of Transport, Polokwane Review reports.

Preliminary reports show that the bus overturned due to a burst tyre. The bus was conveying passengers from Zambia to Gauteng.

“Twelve passengers were declared dead and forty-one sustained injuries- two critical, nine serious and thirty minor.

MEC of Transport & Community Safety in Limpopo, Makoma Makhurupetje conveys her condolences to the families of the victims.

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