100 people injured as bus overturns in Louis Trichardt


By Kabelo Abel Mokgalabone

LOUIS TRICHARDT: Over one hundred people were injured when their bus overturned on the N1 Highway, approximately 20km outside Louis Trichardt on Tuesday.

ER24 arrived on the scene at 03h30 to find a bus and trailer on its side some distance off the road. Scores of patients were found seated or lying around the bus.

A triage area was set up so the numerous services on the scene could tend to the patients.

On assessment, medics found that over one hundred people had injuries ranging from minor to serious.

The patients were treated and later transported by numerous services to nearby hospitals for further care.

The exact details surrounding this incident are unknown, but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.

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