12 LEARNERS INVOLVED IN A CAR ACCIDENT


The Limpopo Department  of Education has learnt with sadness that 12 learners from Maseala Progressive School in the Capricorn South Education district, were this morning involved in a car accident. At the time of the accident, which occured at the Legae La Batho robots along the Nelson Mandela highway outside Polokwane, the learners were traveling from their respective homes to school in a minibus.

It is alleged that their vehicle was hit by another private  vehicle and overturned resulting in one learner sustaining serious injuries and 11 learners sustaining minor injuries.

All the 12 learners were transported to four different medical facilities were they are receiving medical attention. 07 in Seshego hospital, 02 Polokwane Hospital, 02 Mediclinic and 01 Netcare Polosho. 

The Limpopo Department  of Education, MEC Polly Boshielo wished the learners a speedy recovery.

" We are saddened by this accident and we would like to wish the 12 learners who sustained injuries, serious or  minor a speedy recovery. It is an unfortunate incident and we pray for all to go well as they receive medical care.

It's quite  regrettable that our learners have to endure such an ordeal when they least expected and should be at school.  We truly wish them a full speedy recovery so that they return to school as soon as possibleā€, MEC Boshielo

Media enquiries:

Mr Sam Makondo

MEC's Media Liaison Officer

082 338 2684

Ms Tidimalo Chuene

Departmental Spokesperson

082 831 0227

 

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