Pupil dies in school bus crash

Pupil dies in school bus crash

One pupil has died and at least 40 others have been hurt after a bus had overturned on the N3west of Durban. 

Bus overturns on N3 near Hilton

Paramedics arrived on scene to find a bus lying on its side. 

The hire bus had been transporting four soccer teams from Michaelhouse when it overturned on the carriageway. 

Two pupils were found in a critical condition.

Over 40 others sustained injuries - from minor to serious.

Michaelhouse has confirmed on their official page that the hired bus was carrying four U16 soccer teams.

The bus was travelling down Townhill near Pietermaritzburg. 

This is a developing story. More details to follow. 

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