Kids clamber to safety after school bus overturns

Johannesburg - A bus carrying school children has overturned on Main Harding road in Port Shepstone, KwaZulu-Natal, emergency services said on Monday.

The bus was carrying 34 children who managed to get out of the wreckage and were found sitting on the side of the road around 15:00, spokesperson Robert Mckenzie said.

They sustained minor injuries and were treated on the scene.

The bus driver and 29 of the children were taken to Port Shepstone hospital.

The cause of the accident was not clear.

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Tsatsi Golden 2014-08-04 06:14:30 PM
God is able
Azana Booi 2014-08-04 06:19:47 PM
Every 10 minutes!!!! There's a horrific accident in kzn!!!
Anina Naude 2014-08-04 06:25:18 PM
Roger Fraser 2014-08-04 06:27:50 PM
Drunk driver with bald tires .Will RTI or other traffic officers ever regain control of the anarchy on the roads .Twitter :SA Police Service ?@SAPoliceService 5m #sapsKZN 2/2 29 yr old bus driver will faces DUI and reckless/negligent driving charges after breathalyzer read 0.47 after bus accident SD
Bento Maepa 2014-08-04 06:40:36 PM
PUBLIC SERVICE LICENCE - absolute presence of mind - the ability to work with people under strenuous condititions - the ability to exercise extreme caution at all times - most importantly absolute sobriety. These are the key qualities lacking in most of our public transport drivers.
MJS1234 2014-08-04 06:58:46 PM
Thank goodness everybody got out alive.
Brian Bagnall 2014-08-04 07:51:07 PM
Hey whats going on? Almost every day we hear that young school children are being involved in serious accidents. Is it not time that this goverment did something regarding the drivers of the vehicles to ensure that they are reliable and considerable drivers. How experienced are these drivers and how long have they been licened to drive. It seems to be very easy these days to obtain a drivers licence, it can be bought for R 3800 no questions asked.
Tebogo Ntjaagae 2014-08-04 08:35:58 PM
I just hopethe bus is road worthy