Ndebele sends condolences to family of crash victims

Sunday, September 13, 2009

King Williams Town - Minister for Transport Sibusiso Ndebele has conveyed condolences to the families of ten people who were killed in a road crash at the weekend.

According to reports, 10 people were killed and numerous others injured on Saturday morning, when a bus they were travelling in veered out of control and overturned in Dimbaza village.

"We want to express our condolences to the families and relatives of the ten people who were killed in a road crash.

"Our thoughts and prayers are with these families during these very difficult moments, we wish those injured a speedy recovery," Ndebele said.

He said a team of accident investigation and reconstruction specialists will be dispatched by the National Department of Transport in order to ascertain the cause.

The minister appealed to public transport operators and drivers to obey all road rules and exercise extreme caution.

"We cannot continue putting the lives of innocent commuters at risk, this unnecessary loss of lives on our roads must be brought to an end," said Ndebele.