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Feb 9, 2015

10:02:47 GMT--Vehicle Accident - Africa - South Africa

EDIS Number: VI-20150209-46931-ZAF

Date / time: 09/02/2015 10:01:47 [UTC]

Event: Vehicle Accident

Area: Africa

Country: South Africa

State/County: State of Western Cape

Location: Cape Town [Mitchells Plain]

Number of Deads: N/A

Number of Injured: 24 person(s)

Number of Infected: N/A

Number of Missing: N/A

Number of Affected: N/A

Number of Evacuated: N/A

Damage level: N/A


More than 20 people have been injured after two buses collided in Mitchells Plain this morning. While the cause of the accident is unclear at this stage ER24's Russel Meiring, says the crash is under investigation. "It's believed the first bus collided with the rear of the second bus, causing the patients' injuries. On inspection paramedics discovered that 24 people in the first bus has sustained injuries. Paramedics treated the patients for their injuries and thereafter transported them to the Mitchells Plain Hospital for further treatment."

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