The MEC for Education in Gauteng Panyaza Lesufi rushed to the scene following the death of two pupils from the Madiba Tlou Primary School in Olifantsfountein.
Lesufi announced that their taxi to school was hit by the scooter so badly that two learners died.
Gauteng education department spokesperson Steve Mabona announced that the injured pupils were taken to Tembisa Hospital
The latest deaths bring to 16 the number of Gauteng school learners who have died in tragic circumstances since the start of the year.
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