Listen Live

20 children killed in horror taxi crash

Paramedics have confirmed that 20 children have been killed in an accident near Pretoria. 

R25 fatal accident

A minibus taxi and truck collided head-on between Verena and Bronkhorstspruit, east of Pretoria.

Paramedics say the children were inside the vehicle when it collided with a truck and then caught alight. 

Paramedics found that about 13 children were trapped inside the vehicle when firefighters extinguished the flames. 

The exact cause of the crash is not yet known. Police are investigating. 

Verena accident 2_er24
Photo: Twitter, ER24

Show's Stories