Last Updated on Saturday, 29 October 2016, 13:31 by Denis Chabrol
One man and one woman were killed Friday night on the Linden-Soesdyke Highway in a smash-up between a bus and a truck carrying logs , several sources confirmed
An eyewitness on the scene said that a Mahdia bus was returning to Georgetown when it slammed into the truck near the Moblissa Brigde, killing the two persons on the spot. They were travelling from Takuba Lodge, Konawaruk Mining District.
“The whole (bus) top and left side ripped off and it drive into a truck park before the bridge,” he said.
Another man recalled travelling in another Mahdia bus and driving up moments after the accident occurred. There he noticed that the bus was totally written off and the three motionless bodies were inside.
He said the logs, which extended about 15 feet from the end of the truck’s tray, had no red light, red reflector or red cloth.