Minibus collision in Rustenburg leaves 6 dead, 4 injured

2017-03-16 18:41
A minibus and truck collided on the N4 near Rustenburg. (Supplied)

A minibus and truck collided on the N4 near Rustenburg. (Supplied)

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Rustenburg – Six people have been killed and four seriously injured after a truck collided with a 26-seater bus on the N4 near Rustenburg on Thursday afternoon, paramedics said.

It is believed that approximately 25 people were involved in the collision. 

Paramedics arrived at the scene at approximately 17:30 where they found several people scattered across the scene, ER24 spokesperson Werner Vermaak said in a statement. 

At least six people were found with fatal injuries, he said.  

Several people were still trapped inside the bus. 

Three helicopters have been dispatched to the scene to airlift patients.

Local authorities were deployed to the scene and investigations are underway.

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