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5 Jun 2019
8:56 am

Two dead, 20 injured in Umbilo bus crash

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At this stage the cause of the collision is unknown, however, police are investigating.

Two killed, 20 others hurt in Umbilo bus crash. PHOTO: Supplied by Rescue Care

Two people died and 20 others were injured when a bus and a car collided in Umbilo, KwaZulu-Natal, on Wednesday morning.

Garrith Jamieson, Rescue Care spokesperson, said the crash occurred at the corner of Umbilo Road and Hillier Road around 6am.

“Both occupants in the light motor vehicle were severely entrapped in the wreckage and there was nothing more paramedics could do for them and they were declared deceased on the scene,” said Jamieson.

“Twenty occupants from the bus had sustained various injuries and were stabilised on the scene … before being transported to various Durban hospitals for the further care that they required.”

At this stage the cause of the collision is unknown, however, police are investigating.

– African News Agency

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