Two women lost their lives when a municipal bus at the facility’s parking lot on Tuesday morning (April 6) hit them.
One of the victims of the accident was a security guard at the clinic while the other was a member of the public who had come for a check-up. The deceased were declared dead by paramedics on the scene.
The City of Ekurhuleni has expressed shock at an unfortunate incident which left two people dead outside the Boksburg Civic Clinic.
The driver was rushed to the Sunward Park Hospital for treatment.
“Our hearts go out to the families of the deceased at this trying time. This is something you never wish on anyone and our sympathies go out to the families of the deceased. These victims left their homes with the hope of returning to their loved ones, and then this,” said MMC for Community Services Cllr Nomadlozi Nkosi.
She said the City would be locating the families of the deceased to inform them of the tragic incident.
“We have also launched a full scale investigation to determine what really transpired, she concluded.”
The City will also be offering counselling to the staff of the clinic and other members of the public who witnessed the incident.