Six teachers killed on way to conference

2011-09-09 08:52

Eleven people, including six teachers, were killed in a crash between a taxi and a bakkie outside Zeerust, North West, today.

Both vehicles caught fire, said Brigadier Thulani Ngubane.

“The only survivor is the driver of the (Toyota) Quantam, who was rushed to hospital and is in a critical condition,” said Ngubane.

All five occupants in the bakkie were killed when it collided head-on with the taxi on the N4, about 5km outside Zeerust. The taxi was believed to be transporting the teachers to a conference in Rustenburg.

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