11 dead after taxi crashes into donkey, truck

12 dead after taxi crashes into donkey, truck

Twelve people have died in a horrific crash on the N1 in Limpopo.

The provincial health department says the passengers died after the taxi they were travelling in hit a donkey on Thursday night.

Limpopo health department spokesperson Thabiso Teffo says three people were seriously injured.

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“Emergency medical services responded to a fatal accident on the N1 in Botlokwa. A taxi hit a donkey, lost control and collided with a truck." says Teffo

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Friday morning the Limpopo Transport department confirmed that the death toll has risen.

" 11 people died on the scene and another person in hospital. Of the three passengers that were transported to hospital, one succumbed to their injuries" says the department's Allen Matsina 


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