School bus crash

Students injured in Samoa school bus crash

Local media report the bus was full of students who were on their way to school on the western side of Savaii.

The students were rushed to Sataua District Hospital for emergency treatment.

Eyewitnesses say the wooden bus swerved to avoid another vehicle and it rolled over and split into pieces.

The bus was transporting students from Falelima, Tufu and Neiafu to the Asau Secondary School when the accident happened.

Authorities are investigating the accident.

 

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School bus crash kills 36 in Tanzania

The fatal crash happened in city of Arusha in Tanzania's northern Karatu District, on the edge of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

"The place where it happened is a hill, with a steep slope, and it was raining when the accident happened," Aruba Police Commander Charles Mkumbo said.

Mkumbo added investigators were still trying to determine exactly what caused the bus to leave the road. "We don't know if the driver was new or if there was a mechanical defect," he said.