Condolence Motion On The Victims Of Moloto Road Accident

The African National Congress moves without notice: That the House

1) notes with great sadness the death of 6 people as a result of a head-on
collision involving a Putco Bus, an SBV armoured vehicle and a Toyota Avanza in Kameeldrift, Gauteng, on R573 Moloto road, on Monday, 25 February 2019;
2) further notes that five people died on Monday, whilst the 6th person died the following morning at a hospital;
3) acknowledges the allegations that the driver of the SBV vehicle lost control and collided head-on with the bus whereupon the Avanza drove into the bus;
4) supports the Minister of Transport's directive to the Road Traffic Management Corporation to expedite its investigations into the cause of the accident;
5) welcomes SANRAL's current upgrading of the Mpumalanga and Limpopo side of this road;
6) calls upon the drivers to always observe and obey road safety regulations;
7) conveys its condolences to the families of the deceased; and
8) wishes those injured a speedy recovery.