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10killed and 50 injured in a deadly road accident

An accident occurred in Bergville offramp which involved a bus that crashed off the highway and into the bush.Atleast 10 people died on the spot while 50 others were rushed to the nearest hospital for treatment.The accident was caused by a blow out of the front wheel tyre and the coach rolled.

"There are reports of multiple fatalities and injuries .EMS are on the scene treating patients with additional help on the way," said Robert Mc Kenzie,the Natal EMS spokesperson.Netcare 911 said reports from the scene indicate that the bus was travelling in a North bound direction when the driver lost control.

The bus crashed through the barrier into the south bound lane,rolling several times and ejecting some occupants in the process.On arrival of emergency services,Netcare 911 said at least 50 people were found to have suffered injuries ranging from moderate to serious.It is feared that the death toll might rise as some passengers were in a critical condition.Source(Black Excellence Network)

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