Thursday, May 21, 2015

An accident left one person dead and 20 injured

Mbasa Gqokoma
21 May 2015

A bus accident on Olieboom Road in Schaapkraal, Cape Town late last night left one person dead and about twenty injured.

The bus which was transporting about twenty-five people mostly children lost control and overturned.

ER24 Spokesperson Chitra Bodasing says ER24 paramedics and paramedics from Metro as well as Fire and Rescue Services attended to the incident.

Bodasing added that there were 20 people in need of medical attention. Sadly there was nothing paramedics could do for one of the children, the child had succumbed to their injuries.

One woman was in critical condition and all other patients, both adults and children, sustained minor to moderate injuries. They were treated and transported to various hospitals for further medical care, Bodasing added.

The exact details to the cause of the accident will remain the subject of a police investigation.



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