Bus overturns on Road 5; 30 injured

Traffic stopped on Road 5 after driver loses control of bus in a turn.

August 23, 2006 08:01
Bus overturns on Road 5; 30 injured

dan company bus 88. (photo credit: Courtesy)


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At least 30 people were injured on Wednesday morning when a Dan Company bus overturned near the Oranit Junction on the trans-Samaria section of Road 5, police said. According to initial reports, one of the injured was in moderate condition while the rest were only lightly injured. Magen David Adom medics were on the scene working to evacuate the injured and checking the rest of the bus passengers. All the passengers were already evacuated from the scene. Large police forces rushed to the scene of the accident, and worked to free up the traffic congestion in the area. According to police, the driver lost control of the bus as it rounded a turn, causing the vehicle to flip on its side.

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