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Tragic N3 KZN bus crash kills at least 10 people

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According to multiple reports, At least 10 people have lost their lives in a tragic bus accident on the N3 near the Tugela River in Kwazulu-natal on Tuesday, 12 October 2021.

According to Netcare 911, the bus was travelling in a north bound direction when the driver lost control. “Reports from the scene indicate that the bus was travelling in a north bound direction when the driver lost control,” the statement read, as issued by Netcare 911.

“The bus crashed through the barrier into the South Bound lane, rolling several times, ejecting some occupants in the process. The bus came to rest on its side in the veld next to the N3. On arrival of emergency services, at least fifty people were found to have sustained injuries ranging from moderate to serious. Currently, it is believed that at least ten people have died, however this is still to be confirmed,” The statement further read.

The emergency services re-iterated that details released thus far may be subject to change as more information becomes available.

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