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Head-on collision in Madiba Park leaves one dead and four children injured

One occupant from the minibus was declared dead on the scene

POLOKWANE – A man died and four children were left injured after a minibus and truck collided head-on on Marabe Street in Madiba Park this morning.

Spokesperson for ER24, Russel Meiring, said the paramedics arrived on the scene to find the minibus and truck in the left-hand lane of the road.
“On closer inspection, paramedics discovered the body of the man trapped inside the minibus. The man had already succumbed to his injuries and he was declared dead on the scene.”
Four children sustained injuries and were treated on the scene and thereafter transported privately to nearby hospitals for further care, Meiring added.
The exact cause of the collision will form part of a police investigation.

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