A horrific bus crash that occurred near Bundu Inn, in GaRankuwa, Pretoria, on Friday, has claimed 16 lives, with the death toll expected to increase.
Bus crash near Bundu Inn: What’s the latest death toll?
Details around the incident are still unclear, and emergency medics, as well as law enforcement officials, were still at the scene of the accident at the time this article was published.
From what we understand, the incident took place on Horsnek Road, on the M17.
The cause of the crash is not yet known but, from what’s been confirmed thus far, the horrific accident has claimed 16 lives, and 26 other passengers are being treated for serious injuries.
Moreover, according to eNCA, at least seven victims of the bus crash are in critical condition.
Take note of of a fatal crash involving a truck and a Bus at M17 Hornsnek road near Bundu Inn. The road is closed at N4 and Rosslyn road. Motorists are urged to avoid and use alternative roads #TMPDsafety pic.twitter.com/2uuieo8TrX— Jack Makgabo (@JackMakgabo) June 10, 2022
Traffic will more than likely be affected for the most part of Friday on the M17. Motorists are also advised to avoid the N4 and Rosslyn Road.
This is a developing story.