Four people remain critical after Beaufort West bus crash

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Four people remain in a critical condition in hospital following a bus crash near Beaufort West in the Central Karoo on Thursday. The crash has already claimed 10 lives. 

According to Western Cape Traffic Chief, Kenny Africa, some passengers were trapped beneath the wreckage.

One of the injured patients died later in hospital, and another succumbed to his injuries while trapped underneath the wreckage.

Thirty passengers sustained injuries.

The bus was travelling from Cape Town to the Eastern Cape, when it lost control and overturned.

Officials from the Naledi Bus Company say they’ve received reports that a Kudu allegedly jumped across the road before the crash early this morning.

The Beaufort West municipality says injured passengers were to the George Provincial Hospital in the Southern Cape. Care packages and food have been prepared for the survivors.


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