Limpopo Transport MEC saddened by crash that killed 6 people on the N1, Capricorn District
Limpopo MEC for Transport and Community Safety, Florence Radzilani is saddened and disturbed by the news of the accident that occurred at N1.28 Matoks near RDP houses, Capricorn District on Saturday evening, 23 September 2023.
According to reports, a BMW collided head on with a Toyota Quantum, where 8 lives perished on the scene.
The fatal accident includes two children, two females, and four males, of which two are of drivers of the BMW and the taxi. One passenger is in a life-threatening condition, seven with serious injuries, four with minor injuries.
MEC Radzilani sends massages of condolences to the bereaved families.
“This accident comes during a time when as a province, we are still mourning from the accident that occurred at Musina last week. Our people in the Province should be very careful while travelling to their different destinations, we continue to loose lives on our roads and all of us should be concerned and promote road safety during our journey’s” said MEC Radzilani.
MEC also highlighted that people around the province should be extra careful during this long weekend and urge all law enforcement officers to ensure that people comply while travelling.
Issued by the Department of Transport and Community Safety
TRAFFIC ALERT | N1 BOTLOKWA CLEARED— Limpopo Traffic Updates (@Limpopo_Traffic) September 23, 2023
BOTLOKWA - The N1 road in Botlokwa has been cleared and is now open for traffic.
This follows a horror head on crash involving a taxi and a BMW sedan which claimed scores of lives just after 7pm on Saturday evening.#LimpopoTraffic pic.twitter.com/i71HCgWbNC