Pupil killed in freak accident

A seven-year-old girl was killed when a bus crashed into a school pillar in Eastern Cape.

A seven-year-old girl was killed when a bus crashed into a school pillar in Eastern Cape.

Captain Mduduzi Godlwana said at about 7.20am a bus from Mpeto Bus Services, which was transporting pupils reversed into a brick pillar at Buchele Junior Secondary School in Mthembalala, Lusikisiki. The pillar fell on the girl, killing her instantly.

The girl's pregnant mother collapsed when she heard the news.

She was, however, in a stable condition in hospital. - Sapa

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