Man hurt in BRT accident

2010-07-21 09:56

A man has mildly injured in an accident between a car and a Rea

Vaya bus in Johannesburg, emergency services said.

Spokesperson Synock Matobako said the accident occurred along Joe

Slovo drive this morning and one bus passenger was taken to hospital for


The Rea Vaya buses are part of the city’s integrated Bus Rapid

Transit system.

After overcoming a period of resistance by minibus taxi drivers,

marked by a number of violent incidents directed at the buses, they have become

popular with commuters.

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