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8 dead in N8 crash in Free State

Eight people have been killed in a crash on the N8 near Botshabelo, Free State. The collision between an Interstate bus and a truck happened early on Thursday.

 

JOHANNESBURG - Eight people have been killed in a crash on the N8 near Botshabelo, Free State.

The collision between an Interstate bus and a truck occurred early on Thursday.

It's alleged the truck driver overtook the bus and then saw an oncoming vehicle.

He is said to have swerved and crashed into the front of the bus.

More than 50 people have suffered minor to critical injuries.

Over 40 of them are being treated in hospital.

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