10 killed in Free State bus crash

2016-08-19 15:39


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Bloemfontein - Ten people were killed and several others injured when their bus overturned on the R712 between Golden Gate and QwaQwa on Friday, paramedics said.

The bus was carrying 40 people, Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha said.

Paramedics arrived on the scene shortly before 12:00 on Friday. Nine people died on the scene. Several passengers sustained injuries ranging from critical to serious. They were treated at the scene and taken to local hospitals.

The tenth person died soon after arriving at a hospital. The cause of the crash was still unknown.

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