113 injured, 2 killed in Mbombela bus crash

2014-06-11 08:55
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Mbombela - About 113 people have been injured and at least two people were killed when a passenger bus crashed into a ditch outside Mbombela on Wednesday morning.

Paramedics from numerous services are currently on the scene to assist the injured, said ER24.

According to bystanders, the bus crashed into the ditch on Kanyamazane Road approximately 15km outside Mbombela. It is understood that a second vehicle was also involved in the collision but the circumstances are unclear.

“At this stage it appears that majority of the patients sustained several fractures, lacerations and other injuries,” said ER24 spokesperson Werner Vermaak.

Family members began arriving on the scene while paramedics and rescue services were busy extricating the patients.

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