On the Monday, 29th of August 2022 at approximately 16:00, there was an accident of a Toyota Quantum at the Phomolong section near Birch Acres Mall in Tembisa.
According to the driver, as he was driving on Andrew Mapheto Drive towards Tembisa near Birch Acres mall, his tyre burst and caused him to lose control of the vehicle. The out-of-control vehicle slipped off the road without stopping and began to roll several times before coming to stop near a bridge.
The Toyota Quantum was used for transporting school children from Chloorkop and Birch Acres Primary Schools. On its way back from collecting the children from the schools when the accident occurred.
All seventeen (17) primary school learners that were passengers and the driver of the vehicle have sustained slight to serious injuries and were rushed to hospital by ambulance.