At least 45 people dead in crash on R518 in Limpopo

JOHANNESBURG - The Easter long weekend has started with a major bus crash in Limpopo.

The crash occurred on the R518 near Mokopane, resulting in the deaths of 45 people.

The only survivor is an eight-year-old girl, who's been taken to hospital for medical checks.

The bus was transporting people from Botswana to Moria, and reports so far say it drove over a barrier on the highway before it caught fire and crashed.

Search and recovery operations are currently underway at the scene.

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