24 disabled children injured‚ one killed in minibus crash

25 October 2016 - 15:58 By TMG Digital


A minibus taxi transporting disabled children from home to a special needs school was involved in a collision that killed two people and left 24 children injured on Tuesday. The collision‚ between the minibus and a bakkie‚ happened in the morning on the R25 at Bronkhorstpruit in Gauteng."Two of the disabled children are in a critical condition‚ the rest sustained moderate to minor injuries‚" said Netcare911."The driver of the bakkie and one of the disabled children‚ a girl‚ were declared dead at the scene."The Netcare1 helicopter airlifted one of the children to a hospital in Johannesburg for further medical care."The rest of the injured children were stabilised on scene and transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital for further medical care‚" said Netcare 911.

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