A bus which had transported schoolchildren from Steelpoort to Middelburg rolled over on the R555. According to a statement made by Specialised Investigation PSTT on Sunday, the accident has happened near Laersdrift, Mpumalanga.
Police revealed the death of one child from the group, condition of the others remain unknown. It is believed that pupils who attended HTS Middelburg were on the board.
Services are now investigating the scene. The reasons behind the bus overturn are still unclear.
@TrafficSA . Schoolbus accident on the R555 towards Stofberg to Middelburg. Services on scene.
One under bus. Please drive careful bad rainy condition. https://t.co/Kd9dkZw49s pic.twitter.com/jRbILDSv2y
— RIOT & ATTACK info SA (@RiotAndAttackSA) January 13, 2019