Motorist killed after car crashes into bus

2017-01-15 10:44
The wreck of the car after it hit the bus on the road between Caledon and Botriver. (Supplied)

The wreck of the car after it hit the bus on the road between Caledon and Botriver. (Supplied)

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Footage from the scene of the crash that claimed 4 pupils' lives

2017-01-11 11:11

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Cape Town - The driver of a car which crashed head-on into a bus between Caledon and Botriver on Sunday morning was killed, while all 60 passengers on the bus escaped unharmed, a traffic official said.

"Apparently the driver of the Polo lost control over the vehicle and ended up on the wrong side of the road; collid[ing] head-on with the bus," said Western Cape traffic head Kenny Africa in a statement.

"There were 60 passengers on the bus, [but] luckily no injuries."

The driver died at the scene of the accident which happened at approximately 05:30.  The bus was an Intercape vehicle.

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