At least 40 children were injured this morning following a
collision between a bus and a taxi on Landsdowne road in Khayalithsa.
ER24 Paramedics, along with various services, received the
emergency call and responded to the scene.
On arrival paramedics found a school bus lying on its side
in the middle of the road with a taxi parked a few metres away.
Children that had been inside the bus had already started
to climb out of their vehicle.
On assessment, paramedics found that roughly 40 children
had been injured in the collision.
Fortunately the children had sustained minor injuries in
Parents set out treating the patients for their injuries
while local authorities closed off the road for further safety.
The cause of the
collision is not yet known but local authorities were on scene for further
Labels: 40 Children injured in bus and taxi collision in Western Cape