30 Commuters injured as bus leaves the N3 near the Cliffdale area. 

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30 Commuters injured as bus leaves the N3 near the Cliffdale area. 

Last night at approximately 21:30 Life Response emergency care practitioners responded to a call for a mass casualty incident on the N3 national highway near the Cliffdale area.

Further information ascertained revealed that a fully laden passenger bus had left the roadway before coming to a rest on an embankment.

Thirty commuters suffered an injury, fourteen sustaining moderate injuries.

An on-scene triage area was established to allow emergency services to attend to the injured on the scene before they were transported by various private ambulance services to nearby receiving medical facilities.

At this stage the cause of the incident is unclear and will be investigated accordingly….


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