Bus overturns, leaving multiple injured in Waterloo

27 June 2022 | From Arrive Alive

At least 45 people who were returning from a funeral were injured after a bus overturned outside the Waterloo Sports Centre in Waterloo - KZN.

Reaction Unit South Africa (RUSA) received multiple calls from witnesses requesting assistance for the injured passengers. Reaction Officers and RUSA Medics arrived on the scene and discovered the bus lying on its side.

The injured were freed from the wreckage with assistance from RUSA Members and the public.

The injured sustained mild to moderate injuries and were transported to a local hospital by private and provincial ambulance services. 

According to the passengers, the occupants of the bus consisted of friends and family who were returning to Waterloo - KZN from a funeral in Buffelsdraai, Verulam when the accident occurred. 

The driver fled the scene for unknown reasons.

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