A multiple-vehicle crash on the N2 outside Plettenberg Bay left more than 30 people injured.
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Western Cape police opened a reckless and negligent driving case after a multiple-vehicle crash on the N2 outside Plettenberg Bay on Wednesday morning.
Police spokesperson Sergeant Christopher Spies said that, when Plettenberg Bay police arrived on the scene, at the turn-off to Alkantmooi, near Keurbooms, they found an Intercape bus, SUV and truck had collided.
“The cause of the accident is yet to be established. It forms part of the ongoing police investigation,” said Spies.
Western Cape mobility department spokesperson Muneera Allie said more than 30 bus passengers and the truck driver sustained injuries.
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“Thankfully, there were no fatalities, but a number of people were injured. The incident is being investigated,” said Allie.
According to the department, the bus had 52 passengers on board.
Intercape said: “The cars in front of the bus made a sudden stop to take a turn off, without fair warning, or indicating the turn.”
It said the bus was on its way from Port Elizabeth at the time.