ER24 Paramedics is on the scene.
ER24 is an Emergency Medical Service providing efficient, effective emergency response and pre-hospital care.
Approx. 50 children, aged between 15 and 18, were injured this afternoon after a school bus rolled down an embankment off the R603 in Umbumbulu in KwaZulu Natal.
ER24 paramedics, along with various services, arrived on the scene and found the bus lying on its roof down a small embankment.
Most of the children had already climbed out of the vehicle and had made their way up to the roadside.
On further assessment, paramedics discovered that approximately 50 patients had sustained injuries ranging from minor to moderate. Fortunately, no fatalities have yet been reported on the scene.
Paramedics from various services began treating the patients and transporting them to various hospitals for urgent treatment.
The exact cause of this collision is not yet known but local authorities were on scene for further investigations.