KZN matrics hurt in crash after party

2011-12-01 16:42

Johannesburg - Eight matric pupils were seriously injured on Thursday morning when their car overturned near Wartburg in KwaZulu-Natal, paramedics said.

"Two occupants were lying about 500m away from the scene, while the others were next to the wreckage," Netcare911 spokesperson Chris Botha said.

He said the pupils were returning from a matric party. More details were not immediately available.

The pupils were taken to various hospitals in Pietermaritzburg in serious condition.