Twenty children died this afternoon after a truck and a taxi collided head-on on the R25 between Verena and Bronkhorstspruit. ER24 spokesperson, Russel Meiring says paramedics arrived on the scene to find the fire services had already extinguished the burning taxi, which was found lying on its side. Meiring says a further seven children had sustained injuries ranging from minor to critical. They were treated for their injuries before being transported to various hospitals in the area according.
The cause of the collision is not yet known.
- OFM News