Child dies, 20 injured in bus crash

2015-05-20 23:04
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Cape Town - A child died and several others sustained minor to moderate injuries when a bus overturned in Olieboom Road in Schaapkraal, Cape Town, on Wednesday evening, paramedics said.

"The bus was transporting at least 25 people, [the] majority [being] young children. ER24 paramedics and paramedics from metro as well as Fire and Rescue Services attended to the incident," ER24 spokesperson Chitra Bodasing said.

"There were at least 20 people in need of medical attention. One of the children had succumbed to their injuries."

One woman was in a critical condition and all others injured, both adults and children, sustained minor to moderate injuries. 

They were treated and transported to different hospitals for further treatment.

The cause of the accident was unknown. 

Police were investigating.

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