1 dead, 43 injured as bus crashed into wall in PE

2016-01-08 22:00
(Joe Stolley, News24)

(Joe Stolley, News24)

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Johannesburg - One woman died and 43 other people were injured when their bus crashed into a wall of the Standard Bank building in Port Elizabeth, on Friday afternoon, the Eastern Cape health department said.

The crash took place at 14:52 in Sidwell, at the corner of Kempston and Commercial roads, spokesperson Siyanda Manana said.

"The woman was ejected through the window of the bus and landed in between the bus and the wall," he said.

None of the injuries were life threatening. It appeared the driver lost control of the bus. The condition of the driver was not immediately known.

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