A motor vehicle horrific accident on the R37, Podungwane in Capricorn District has claimed seven lives. The horrific accident happened between a minibus taxi and a truck, before noon today.

The seven women from the minibus were sadly confirmed dead. Two other people who sustained serious injuries were transported to a nearby health facility for medical attention.

Law enforcement officers at the scene cited reckless driving as a possible cause of the crash.


Limpopo MEC for Transport and Community Safety, Florence Radzilani sends condolences to the bereaved families. She wished a speedy recovery  to those who sustained injuries. 

Horrific accident in Lebowakgomo
Horrific accident in Lebowakgomo

“To receive such news during festive holidays is heartbreaking. I can’t begin to imagine what the families of the deceased have to endure. May they find strength to get through this difficult time. 

We continue to plead with motorists to obey the rules of the road, for everyone to arrive alive at their respective destinations,” said MEC Radzilani 

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