PICS: Car 'mangled' as bus allegedly flees collision scene

2017-02-04 19:00

Mbombela - Three people have been injured after a vehicle and bus collided on Vandyksdrift Road  in Witbank, Mpumalanga.

"Shortly before 04:00 on  Saturday, paramedics from ER24 and other services arrived on the scene where they found the severely mangled wreck of a light motor vehicle," ER24 spokesperson Werner Vermaak said.

The driver of the car was found with serious issues, and the jaws of life was needed to free him.

Two other occupants were treated on the scene for moderate injuries.

"It is understood that the vehicle crashed into the back of a bus. However, when paramedics arrived, the bus was not found on the scene," Vermaak added.

Local authorities attended the scene and will investigate the cause of the collision, he added.

Badly damaged car. (ER24)


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