Bus carrying schoolchildren rolls over in Laersdrift, Mpumalanga

2019-01-14 07:20
The scene of the bus accident near Laersdrift, Limpopo.

The scene of the bus accident near Laersdrift, Limpopo. (Specialized Investigation PSTT)

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One child has reportedly died after a bus carrying schoolchildren rolled onto its side on the R555 near Laersdrift, Mpumalanga, on Sunday. 

According to a Facebook post by Specialised Investigation PSTT, the bus was travelling from Steelpoort to Middelburg when the accident happened. 

It is unclear what led to the bus rolling over. 

Netwerk24 quoted an unnamed sourced who confirmed the incident, saying that learners from HTS Middelburg were on the bus, among others. 

The source could not confirm the death of a learner and police could not be reached for comment. 

More information will be added as it becomes available. 

This is a developing story. 

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