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1 dead, five critical in Eastern Cape horror crash

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It’s alleged that the Intercape bus driver lost alter which resulted in the bus overturning on the stretch between King Williams Town and Stutterheim.

A person has died and five others were seriously injured after the bus they had been travelling in overturned on the R346 between King William’s Town and Stutterheim on Thursday.

It’s alleged that the Intercape bus driver lost alter which resulted in the bus overturning on the stretch between King Williams Town and Stutterheim.

Jap Cape Department of Transport spokesperson Unathi Binqose stated that the 65-seater bus had simplest 23 passengers at the time of the accident, on sage of it had already off-loaded folks at Komani and Aliwal North.

“The passengers left had been going to King William’s Town and the final cessation used to be going to be East London,” he stated.

On the other hand, in step with Intercape, the coach had 44 passengers on board the coach, plus two drivers.

“Five folks had been seriously injured and and unfortunately one person died,” added Binqose.

Injuries

Ten others sustained minor injuries.

“Injured passengers were transported to nearby hospitals,” the bus firm stated.

“Emergency provider workers at the scene confirmed that there used to be one passenger fatality.”

Authorities are investigating the reason for the accident.

Intercape stated it used to be “shy and saddened by the accident and offer our deepest and most actual condolences to the households of the injured and deceased passengers.”

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