Four Zim returnees killed as bus collides with kombi

FOUR people were killed while 10 others were injured when a bus transporting Zimbabwean returnees collided head-on with a minibus early this morning between Musina and Makhado towns in South Africa.

The bus travelling to Zimbabwe while the minibus was travelling towards Makhado town along the N1 highway. The incident occurred around 5 am near Sasol service station some 35km before Musina Town.

Limpopo’s Department of Transport and Community Safety on Friday said that the driver of the minibus and three passengers were certified dead on the scene. The Department said in a statement:

It is alleged that the driver of the minibus taxi lost control and collided head-on with an oncoming bus.

The taxi driver allegedly refused to stop at a security checkpoint resulting in a high-speed chase with the police. The accident happened during the chase.

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