9 school children injured after vehicle overturns in Fochville

It’s understood the children were on their way to school in the morning when the driver lost control of the vehicle.

Ten people, including nine children, were left injured on 21 February 2020 when the vehicle they were traveling in rolled on the Wedela Blyvoor Road in Fochville. Picture: @ER24EMS/Twitter

JOHANNESBURG - Ten people, including nine children, were injured when a vehicle they were travelling in overturned in Fochville in the west of Johannesburg on Friday.

It’s understood the children were on their way to school in the morning when the driver lost control of the vehicle.

The pupils, aged between nine- and 15-years-old were taken to hospital.

“The patients were treated for their injuries and were later transported to nearby hospitals for further care. The details surrounding this incident are not yet known but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations,” said ER24 spokesperson Russell Meiring.