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Limpopo Heath Dept urges responsible driving after fatal taxi crash

Limpopo Heath Dept urges responsible driving after fatal taxi crash


Authorities say that a taxi crashed into a donkey and collided with a truck along the N1 highway.


FILE: At least 10 people were killed after a bakkie collided head-on with a taxi in Limpopo, on 30 October 2017. Picture: Supplied

JOHANNESBURG – The Limpopo Health Department has warned against reckless and negligent driving after at least 11 people were killed in a taxi crash on Thursday night.

The death toll, though, has increased to 12 after confirmation that another person died in hospital on Friday morning.

Authorities say that the taxi crashed into a donkey and collided with a truck along the N1 highway.

The department’s Thabiso Teffo says: “We definitely call on our people, particularly taxi drivers, to be cautious on our roads to make sure that they deliver the people that are the core of their business to their required destinations.”



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