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11 KILLED IN MPUMALANGA BUS, TRUCK COLLISION

JOHANNESBURG – At least 11 people have been killed and 14 others are injured after a bus collided with a truck in Mpumalanga.

Paramedics say several people were found beneath the overturned bus near Machadodorp.

ER24 paramedics and other services inspecting the scene of a deadly accident near Machadodorp. Picture: ER24

ER24 paramedics and other services inspecting the scene of a deadly accident near Machadodorp. Picture: ER24

The exact cause of the crash is not yet known.

ER24’s Russel Meiring says: “ER24 paramedics, along with several other services, arrived on the scene and found the bus lying on its side on the side of the road, while the truck had come to a stop just a short distance away. Both vehicles had been completely ripped open and sustained a large amount of damage in the collision.”

On Monday, six people were killed and 50 others injured when a bus collided with a stationary truck on the N8 near Bloemfontein.

(Edited by Zamangwane Shange)

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