Four school children killed in KZN crash

Four school children killed in KZN crash

Four children have been killed and approximately 20 others injured after a bus and taxi collided on the Ingcebo Road in the Ntuzuma area in KwaZulu Natal this morning.

Four children killed in Ntuzuma crash

ER24 says paramedics arrived on scene where they found the taxi parked on the side of the road.

"The one side of the taxi had been completely ripped open in the collision," says ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring.

Meiring says the children are believed to have been in primary school.

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They were found lying next to the taxi.

"Unfortunately, the children had already succumbed to their multiple, fatal injuries. Nothing could be done for them and they were declared dead on the scene," says Meiring.

Meiring says 20 other patients were found on scene with injuries ranging from minor to critical. 

"A number of these patients were children, believed to be on their way to school," says Meiring.

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