STATEMENT ON MULTI-VEHICLE ACCIDENT ON R21 SOUTH
It is with a heavy heart that the Office of the Executive Mayor shares news of a tragic multi-vehicle accident on R21 South, just before the Pomona off-ramp, around 19h00 on the evening of the 23rd of October 2023.
The collision involved four vehicles, one of which belonged to council. The Member of the Mayoral Committee for Finance, Cllr Nkululeko Dunga, was seated in one of the vehicles and sustained serious injuries. The rapid response from the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Police Department Freeway Unit ensured that all crucial accident protocols and emergency procedures were meticulously and promptly administered.
We are saddened to confirm that this unfortunate incident resulted in several injuries and a tragic loss of life. The injured parties have been transported to hospital, where they are receiving necessary medical attention. Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers go out to all individuals and families affected during this difficult time.
The South African Police Services are currently investigating the circumstances of the accident. Further details will be communicated by the relevant authorities in due course.
Issued by the Office of the Executive Mayor of the City of Ekurhuleni