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19 UJ Students Confirmed Among Bus Collision Casualties




During peak hour traffic on Tuesday morning, a collision involving two buses occurred in Auckland Park, Johannesburg. Fortunately, there were no fatalities, but a total of 77 people sustained injuries, including 19 students from the University of Johannesburg (UJ) as reported by Eyewitness News.

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The UJ has confirmed that three injured students were taken to local hospitals for treatment, while the rest received medical attention on the university campus.

According to Emer-G-Med paramedics spokesperson Kyle van Reenen, the accident scene presented a challenging situation. One of the buses had collided, and the other had overturned, blocking the roadway. Additionally, the second bus collided with a concrete structure.

The injuries sustained by those involved ranged from minor to serious. Incident commanders set up an on-scene triage area to manage the situation effectively, and the Emer-G-Med operational centre dispatched additional resources to the scene.


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