12 People Killed in Tragic Collision between Truck and Bus at Hex River Pass, De Doorns

A devastating collision between a truck and a bus on the N1 at Hex River Pass has resulted in the loss of 12 lives and left 26 others injured.

The incident, which occurred on Saturday afternoon, has left families shattered and authorities scrambling to piece together the events leading to the catastrophic crash.

Preliminary reports suggest that the bus was en route from Zimbabwe when the accident happened.

With only 130 kilometers remaining until their destination, tragedy struck on the winding roads of Hex River Pass.

Among the victims were two children, adding to the profound sense of grief and loss in the aftermath of the collision.

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Emergency services swiftly responded to the scene, where survivors were rushed to Worcester Hospital for urgent medical attention.

The extent of their injuries varied, with some in critical condition, fighting for their lives.

The cause of the accident is not known at the moment, however authorities have since launched investigations into the tragic crash.

SA Trucker urges motorists to exercise caution on the roads, particularly in areas known for their challenging terrain.