Seven elderly members of the Mogalakwena Lutheran Church died when their bus overturned on the R37 Lydenburg on Saturday.

The deceased were a part of a group of ‘golden boys and girls’, who were travelling to Mpumalanga for a Church activity. Their bus reportedly overturned due to a tyre puncture.

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52 members of the same church suffered injuries during the same accident. The bus was travelling from Mokopane in Limpopo to Sabie for the church event.

ELDERLY MEMBERS OF THE MOGALAKWENA LUTHERAN CHURCH DIE IN BUS CRASH

Limpopo MEC for Transport and Community Safety, Florence Radzilani, has sent messages of condolences to the families of the victims and also wished a speedy recovery to the survivors. The MEC has expressed her sadness over this incident, which claimed the lives of elderly citizens who were travelling to a place of worship