Car, combi collision leaves nine injured

Accident scene in Gaborone PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Accident scene in Gaborone PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

A public transport vehicle headed for Kumakwane was involved in an accident along the A10 Road Sunday morning, resulting in nine people getting injured.

Mogoditshane Police Station commander, Superintendent Boemo Bok said the incident happened at around 7am.

"The driver of an oncoming vehicle lost control, collided with the right front wheel of the minibus taxi, causing it to veer off course and collide with another vehicle approaching from the opposite direction, leaving its driver with serious injuries," he told The Monitor. "The injured driver, who is currently in critical condition at Bokamoso Private Hospital with severe head injuries, was accompanied by a female passenger who sustained minor injuries and escaped relatively unscathed." Meanwhile, eight passengers from the minibus complained of various injuries and are currently receiving medical attention at different hospitals, Bok said.

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