Bus crashes off the road leaving 23 injured. FILE PHOTO: Supplied

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Gauteng bus crash leaves 23 injured

JOHANNESBURG, July 2 – More than 2o people were left injured when the bus they were travelling in veered off a road and crashed into the veld in Wedela between Potchefstroom and Fochville, ER24 said on Monday.

ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said that on Sunday night paramedics and other emergency services arrived at the scene and found that one person had sustained serious injuries while 22 others had sustained minor to moderate injuries.

“Fortunately, no fatalities were found on the scene and six people were found seated inside the bus while several others were found walking around on the scene,” said Meiring.

The patients were then treated and provided with pain-relief medication, before they were transported to nearby hospitals for further treatment.

Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.

– African News Agency (ANA)

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