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Bus overturns on R37 near Nelspruit leaving 60 people injured

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60 people have been injured after a Buscor bus overturned on the R37 Lydenberg Road near Nelspruit in Mpumalanga on Thursday morning.

The bus was transporting passengers from Mataffin to Riverside Industrial when the driver lost control and overturned.

Emer-G-Med said its paramedics responded to the crash at 7 am. “An on-scene triage area was established by incident commanders and additional resources were immediately dispatched.”

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Read also: Over 100 injured as Zim-bound bus overturns outside Louis Trichardt

Sixty people suffered injuries ranging from minor to moderate and were treated and stabilised before being taken to various nearby hospitals for further medical care.

No fatalities were reported.

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60 people were injured when the bus overturned. Photo supplied
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