MyCiTi bus accident under investigation

18 Jul 2023 in Where We Govern

The City of Cape Town’s Urban Mobility Directorate is awaiting an accident report regarding the collision of a MyCiTi feeder bus last night,17 July 2023 along Buitenkant Street in Cape Town. Details about the accident will be shared once this is received. Read more below:

The accident occurred at 18:45 last night, and while the cause of the accident is yet to be determined, the result was a collision of MyCiTi bus D148, on route 103, into private property along the road.

‘As far as we know, seven people sustained minor injuries and were discharged from hospital last night. It is unclear what has caused the accident, and we await the findings of the investigation,’ said the City’s Mayoral Committee Member for Urban Mobility, Councillor Rob Quintas.

The vehicle operating company contracted to the City, who employs the bus driver, is required to submit an accident report to the City and to report the incident to the South African Police Service for investigation.

The City is committed to providing a world-class public transport system to our residents, and threats to safety are regarded in a most serious light. We ask that the public please be patient while we await further information.

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