At least 9 people killed after bus overturns in WC

Several people, including children, have been transported to hospital for further care.

A bus overturned on the N1 near Touws River on Sunday 16 October 2016. Picture: Arrive Alive.

CAPE TOWN - At least nine people have been killed and others injured after a bus overturned on the N1 near Touws River.

Several people, including children, have been transported to hospital for further care.

Paramedics say they found the bus on its side near a field at about 2am on Sunday morning. Some passengers who were trapped inside of the overturned bus had to extricated.

The cause of the incident is not yet known and authorities are investigating.