MOGALADI – Limpopo MEC for Transport and Community Safety, Namane Masemola joined masses in Mogaladi village on Saturday as they paid their last respects to the last of the seven who burnt to death in a car crash.
The accident, which claimed seven lives, occurred in April this year between Mamphokgo and Mmakgatle villages in Sekhukhune district within the Ephraim Mogale Local Municipality.
According to the department of transport the last of the seven victims remained unidentifiable over time, owing to the DNA match challenges due to the extent to which his remains were burnt.
The department said MEC Masemola had to intervene in order for the family and friends to finally burry his remains and get closure.
MEC Masemola delivered his words of condolences to the families and friends of the victims of the horrible accident and further called upon road users to exercise extra caution on roads in the province.
According to witnesses the accident happened when an Avis Rental car missed its designated lane veering off to face oncoming traffic resulting in a head-on collision with a Ford Ranger LDV – causing both vehicles to catch fire.
MEC Masemola was also part of the mass funeral of the four victims of the fatal crash in Mamphokgo village recently