9 die as school bus hits truck
Bloemfontein - Nine people including three children, were
killed when a school bus collided with a truck on the N3 outside Harrismith in
the Free State on Monday, police said.
Captain Harry Nagel said six adults and three children were
killed and 48 others were injured - 10 of them critically.
He said the bus from Spruitview in Gauteng was travelling
to Durban in KwaZulu-Natal when it collided with a truck and a bakkie at about 00:45.
The bus was transporting teachers and school children.
Both drivers of the truck and bakkie were among the
The injured have been taken to the hospital in Harrismith