Sixty-one learners left Bizana, Eastern Cape for Gauteng on Thursday night to participate in a music competition. A taxi carrying 15 of the learners was involved in a severe accident when the vehicle collided with a truck.
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The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU) said it was gravely disturbed and shocked to learn of the accident.
The collision reportedly occurred in the early hours of Friday, 1 July near Estcourt, KwaZulu-Natal.
All the learners in the taxi were injured, said SADTU in a statement on Friday. Two learners had to be sedated, four had fractures and one was admitted to the high care unit. Six…