Man arrested on drunk driving charge after causing accident

At least 50 passengers on the bus sustained various injuries in Sunday’s crash.

Picture: SA Police Service

CAPE TOWN – A man has been arrested on a drunk driving charge after his car crashed into a bus on the N1 near the Klipheuwel turnoff.

At least 50 passengers on the bus sustained various injuries in Sunday’s crash.

Rescue officials had to free two people from the car using the jaws-of-life.

ER24’s Ineke van Huyssteen says: “Injuries sustained vary from minor to serious. Two people from a vehicle were in a serious condition. ER24, as well as other medical services on the scene, transported patients to a nearby hospital for further medical care.”