Four die in bus crash

2011-05-06 08:45

Four people were killed and 56 were injured in a bus accident near Bloemfontein today, Free State paramedics said.

Three men and a woman were declared dead on the scene, and 56 people were injured, seven of them seriously, said Netcare911 spokesperson Jeffrey Wicks.

The accident occurred on the N8, 10km outside Bloemfontein. It is believed that a car pulled out in front of the bus.

The bus driver tried to take evasive action and the bus overturned.

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