'Our driver is in shock' - Cape Town bus company after deadly N2 bus crash | News24

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The Cape Town bus company tasked with transporting more than 50 churchgoers from St Aidan's Church to the Southern Cape, says the driver was injured and still in shock after a deadly accident that saw four female passengers die and scores injured.

Four women have died after the passenger bus they were travelling on overturned on the N2 near Swellendam in the Western Cape on Friday.A bus carrying churchgoers from Lansdowne, Cape Town to George and back overturned on Friday on the N2 near Swellendam.A case of culpable homicide is being investigated.

"He also suffered injuries and is recovering at home with injuries to his wrist and collar bone," Lucas added. According to Lucas, it was not the first time that the church had used their bus travelling services. He added that their bus, was 100% roadworthy and all licences and professional driving permits were checked and up to date.The driver is in complete shock. We are liaising with police and detectives to gather more information regarding the accident.

More information would become available as the investigation unfolds and the investigation continues, Spies added. Join the 1 million News24 readers who are signed up to receive the top, must-read stories of the day in their inbox. Join them and get premium news, every weekday at 6 am. She also said that one patient was admitted to George Hospital but has since been transferred to a private hospital.

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