One person was killed in an accident involving a bus and truck on the Hammer Road near the Zaheni Bridge in KwaMhlanga, Mpumalanga.
Five people were seriously injured, three others received minor injuries.
According to preliminary information, a bus broke down on the way to Pretoria, then the truck collided with it while the passengers were disembarking. This led to the bus crashing into pedestrians.
. A spokesman for the Department of Public Safety, Security and Communications, Moeti Mmusi, said all the victims had been taken to a hospital in KwaMhlanga province.
“According to preliminary information, a bus broke down while driving in the direction of Pretoria. The passengers then got off the standing bus, and the truck collided with the back of the bus. This led to the bus crashing into pedestrians. One pedestrian was killed. Five people were seriously injured, including a truck driver and four passengers. Three more people received minor injuries. All the victims were taken to the neighboring KwaMhlanga provincial hospital. «