NKOMAZI – A Transport Inspectorate vehicle burst into flames this morning in Nkomazi. The vehicle was scheduled for a mechanical service in Mbombela yesterday.
According to the Department of Roads and Public Works, investigations will determine the actual cause of the incident and are underway.
“MEC Gillion Mashego was shocked by the incident especially as the Department is gearing itself for the festive season operations to ensure safety on the road. We have lost a valuable tool of trade to maximise our operations especially during this festive season.
“This will impact negatively on our visibility in a bid to ensure public transport compliance with the relevant regulations. However, we thank God that no one was injured,” expressed MEC Mashego,” said the department.