South Africa: 24 persons reported dead in ghastly car crash


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A car collision has taken 24 lives on the spot in South Africa. The cause of the accident is yet to be known.

Twenty-four persons have been reported dead in a car crash in South Africa that happened in north-east area. The accident involved  a smaller transportation vehicle and a passenger bus, according to a police report.

Naijauto gathered that there were four other people involved in the crash, who sustained severe injuries. The statement given by the police says both vehicles collided head-on in Modjadjiskloof, a town in Limpopo.


The car crash claimed 24 lives on the spot

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Investigations are still ongoing to ascertain the cause. However, the police statement says a homicide charge has been laid against the drivers. The statement also said that the police authorities are yet to identify the victims of the ghastly accident.

We know that reckless driving and the poor state of roads has always been responsible for most accidents that occur in South Africa and other African countries. Not forgetting to mention the vehicles that aren't properly maintained to keep passengers safe on the road.

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