10 children have been injured in an accident after a scholar transport vehicle overturned on Baden Powell drive near Mitchells Plain this morning.
The vehicle was transporting learners aged between 10 and 12 years old from three different primary schools.
One of the children was airlifted to hospital following the accident.
Western Cape Health’s Emergency Medical Services spokesperson, Deanna February said three children who sustained serious injuries were transported to the Red Cross Children’s hospital.
One child who sustained minor injuries was transported to Mitchell’s Plain Hospital, while the other children who also sustained minor injuries were transported to Khayelitsha hospital.
In August an overloaded minibus taxi carrying 22 school pupils, most of whom primary schools children, crashed into a bollard in front of Parliament after allegedly jumping a red robot, resulting in one fatality and injuries to several others.
12 children were admitted to hospital.
A case of reckless and or negligent driving was registered.