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Bus driver killed in Free State crash

2013-01-19 13:15

Johannesburg - One person was killed and 15 injured when a bus crashed into trees outside Viljoenskroon, Free State, in the early hours of Saturday morning, paramedics said.

"Reports from the scene indicate that the bus driver collided with a cow on the road, lost control of the bus and crashed into trees on the roadside," Netcare 911 spokesperson Santi Steinmann said.

The driver died on the scene.

The injured, which included a baby, were taken to nearby hospitals for treatment.

Comments
  • afrikeni - 2013-01-19 13:57

    Occupational hazard, sad

  • zionpercival.pay - 2013-01-20 06:16

    Would be good to know the company that owns the bus so that potential passengers/customers can choose a safer option.

      louis.langenhoven - 2013-01-20 07:13

      wtf are you on about...or maybe I should say on? stop smoking pot and making stupid comments

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