Government Intervenes On The South Africa Road Accident

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Government Intervenes On The South Africa Road Accident

By Yvonne Mutambwa

The Minister of Transport and Infrastructural Development, Honourable Felix Mhona updated Cabinet on the road traffic accident involving a Simplex Transport and Logistics (Pvt.) Ltd. bus that occurred in Western Cape, South Africa on 9 March, 2024 in which 13 Zimbabweans lost their lives and 12 persons were injured.

Speaking at the post cabinet briefing this Tuesday, Minister of Information and Publicity and Broadcasting Services, Hon Jenfan Muswere has advised the nation on the government’s plan towards the South Africa accident.

“The bus which was enroute to Cape
Town collided with a haulage truck. The Zimbabwe Embassy in South Africa is working with authorities who are still investigating the cause of the accident,” said Minister Muswere.

The Ministry of Transport and Infrastructural Development, on its part, is making efforts to engage the bus company to establish the
compliance status of the vehicle and its driver.

“The nation will be kept informed of the corrective measures that the Ministry will take in the matter in-order to demonstrate and consolidate its commitment to improved road safety and security,”added Minister Muswere.

In the meantime, Cabinet wishes to express its deepest condolences to the families of the deceased and wish a speedy recovery to the injured Zimbabweans.