9 Killed in bus rollover in Welkom


At about 04h50am this morning a passenger bus overturned in Welkom on Alma Road.

3 Critically injured 
8 Moderately injured 
35 Minor Injuries 
9 People died as a result of this accident 
7 Were declared dead on scene and 1 died later in hospital whilst the 1 driver of the bus is reported to have hanged himself on a Tree near the scene of the accident.

The breakdown of the fatalities is as follows:
4 females
3 kids
1 Male the driver who committed suicide
1 Child just passed away in Medi clinic

Patients transported to Bongani Hospital, St Helena, Medi-Clinic and Thusanong Hospitals.

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