Police investigating horrific crash killing 12 learners and a minibus taxi driver at Blyvoor Road, near the N12 highway in Wedela area

Police investigating horrific crash killing 12 learners and a minibus taxi driver at Blyvoor Road, near the N12 highway in Wedela area

The SAPS Crime Scene Management including the Accident Unit responded to an accident which occurred this morning around 07:00 at Blyvoor Road, near the N12 highway in Wedela area.

The accident was between a Ford Ranger bakkie and a minibus carrying schoolchildren.

At this stage we can confirm that 13 people, the minibus driver and 12 learners, have died and seven learners are in hospital as well as the driver of the bakkie.

The learners were being transported to Rocklands and Blyvooruitzich Primary Schools in Blyvooruitzicht.

The Police are investigating a case of culpable homicide….


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