Three pupils, driver killed in E Cape bus crash

2011-05-28 09:50

Three school children travelling to a sports match in Tsolo were killed when the bus they were travelling in overturned, Eastern Cape police said today.

“They were travelling from Flagstaff to play sporting games when their bus capsized between Lusikisiki and Port St Johns,” Captain Mduduzi Godlwana said.

“Three boys were killed and the driver is also dead. We managed to free one of two pupils trapped under the bus,” he said.

The accident happened at 9am.

A number of injured pupils were transported to St Elizabeth Hospital for further treatment.

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