SA bus accident victim dies, bringing total to 12

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A member of Royal bus crew, who has been in hospital since 17th September 2018 has died.

Rayford Bulaya sustained head injuries in the accident and was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit of Polokwane Hospital in Limpopo Province.

Zambia’s High Commissioner to South Africa Emmanuel Mwamba says Polokwane hospital authorities informed him that Bulaya had died from his injuries after a month-long battle.

He said he was saddened by the passing of Rayford Bulaya as he was making good progress to recovery.

The bus accident which killed 11 people was travelling from Kitwe to Johannesburg, occurred when it suffered a front tyre burst.

The driver lost control and the bus fell on its side in Mokopane District.

The accident occurred on September 17, 2018.

President Edgar Lungu declared a Day of National Mourning and also sent a Zambia Air Force plane to pick the remains of the accident victims.

With the death of Bulaya, the number of those killed comes to 12.


One Response to SA bus accident victim dies, bringing total to 12

  1. RIP Mr Bulaya.

    October 25, 2018 at 7:09 am

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