At least 100 injured after truck and school bus collide on the N12 in Westonaria

23 January 2018 | From Arrive Alive


At least 100 people sustained injuries ranging from minor to serious after a truck and school bus collided on the N12 in Westonaria in Gauteng this afternoon.
When ER24 arrived on the scene before 16H00, they found a large group of people walking on the scene. Upon further assessment, they found at least 100 people who sustained injuries ranging from minor to serious. Most of the injured were schoolchildren believed to be between the ages of 8 and 14. The driver of the truck sustained moderate injuries.
The ER24 Oneplan helicopter airlifted a seriously injured child to hospital for further medical care. ER24, as well as other medical services on the scene, transported patients to hospital for further medical care.
The exact circumstances surrounding the incident were not yet known to our paramedics but police were on the scene for further investigations

Ineke van Huyssteen
ER24 Spokesperson
 

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