Sunday, 18 August 2019 22:23

 

Minister of Transport Fikile Mbalula has send his condolences to the families of the N1 crash victims,which claimed the lives of ten people.

It is believed that the crash took place when the taxi driver lost control of the minibus taxi and hit the concrete barrier on the highway.

According to Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnaar, the spokesperson of the Johannesburg Metro Police Department, He said the crash occurred just after 1pm.

“The cause of the accident will be investigated but the contributory factor is definitely reckless and extremely high-speed driving.”

Minnaar further said that it was alleged a driver of a Toyota Corolla may have contributed to the crash, but that is still going to be investigated.