Durban – Questions have been raised about scholar transport and how authorities were dealing with reckless driving of heavy-duty vehicles following the deaths of 19 schoolchildren and two adults in an accident on the N2 near Pongola in northern KwaZulu-Natal on Friday.
The children, aged between 5 and 12, believed to be have been pupils at Victorious Independent and Sakhumuzi Primary schools, were being transported on the back of a bakkie after school. A truck collided with the bakkie.
The KZN Transport Department said in footage of the accident that was circulating, the truck is allegedly seen speeding, overtaking on a double barrier line and violating traffic regulations prior to the…
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