Johannesburg – The Mpumalanga Department of Education has expressed sadness and shock following the tragic deaths of three learners who died in road accidents in the province on Tuesday.
The three learners died in separate car crashes on the R40 between Bushbuckridge and Acornhoek in Mpumalanga.
In the first incident, a Grade 11 boy from Masilela Secondary School died after being involved in an accident on the R40.
According to reports the learner was crossing the road and was distracted by a passing truck and didn’t notice the bakkie behind it and was hit by the bakkie.
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