80 hurt as bus overturns
Durban - Eighty people were injured, 11
seriously, when a bus they were travelling in overturned on the N2 highway in
Amanzimtoti on Monday morning, KwaZulu Natal paramedics said.
The carrier, Siyaya Couches, was en route
from Queenstown to Durban, when it overturned near the Joyner Road offramp,
Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha said.
"The driver said that the front tyre
blew out, causing him to lose control of the bus. It then overturned and landed
on its side in the centre medium of the oncoming road."
The seriously injured included children, he
They were treated on scene for multiple
injuries, before being transported to various hospitals in the Durban area.