MOTION ON NW CRASH THAT CLAIMED 19 LIVES

The African National Congress moves without notice: That the House

  1. notes with sadness the passing on of 19 people in a head-on collision between the on the R34 between Bloemhof and Schweizer Reneke in the North West on 26 February 2022;
  2. understands that 17 family members who were among  the19 people were returning home from a relative's wedding anniversary celebrations at the time;
  3. further understands that the other two people who died were the driver of the minibus taxi and his friend, whereas the truck driver remained unharmed;
  4. acknowledges that o;
  5. further acknowledges that the North West government dispatched a team of officials to assess the needs of the bereaved families;
  6. appeals to road users to exercise caution at all times; and
  7. conveys its condolences to the families of the bereaved and wishes the 3 injured passengers a speedy recovery.