Jan 27, 2023

Mawazo Writing Africa

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Bus carrying mourners overturns, leaving at least 45 injured

A bus carrying mourners from a funeral overturned in Waterloo, north of Durban, on Sunday.

Prem Balram of Reaction Unit SA (Rusa) said paramedics and security officials were there after 4 p.m :00 am were dispatched to the scene.

They found the bus lying on its side and around 45 people injured.

“The injured were rescued with the help of Rusa members and was rescued from the wreck to the public.


“The injured suffered minor to moderate injuries and were transported to a local hospital by private and regional ambulance services.

“According to passengers, it was at the occupants of the bus picking up friends and family members returning to Waterloo from a funeral in Buffelsdraai, Verulam, when the accident occurred.”

Balram said the driver allegedly fled the scene.

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