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School bus overturns on R44 near Stellenbosch

It's believed about 30 children have been injured and it’s unclear what caused the incident.

A school bus has overturned on the R44 near Stellenbosch and it’s believed about 30 children have been injured on 26 May 2015. Picture: Thomas Holder/EWN.

CAPE TOWN - A school bus has overturned on the R44 near Stellenbosch.

It's believed about 30 children were injured and it remains unclear what caused the incident.

Western Cape Traffic Chief Kenny Africa said paramedics are trying to rescue two children who are stuck inside the bus.

"Currently we have a situation on the R44 in Stellenbosch Road where a school bus overturned and apparently there are still two scholars still trapped inside the bus. We have medical personnel as well as the police and traffic officials at the scene."

A woman describes the scene, "There was a boy who had his arms trapped under the bus, there were some serious head injuries, a girl couldn't move out of the position she sat in."

Image: Thomas Holder/EWN.