Tugela bus crash: Some families still need to be contacted

Tugela bus crash: Some families still need to be contacted

Eldo Coaches says it's managed to contact the majority of the families of those who lost their lives in this week's horror crash near Tugela River.

Baby among 9 killed in bus crash near Tugela River

"So we have been in contact with passengers on board, families of affected passengers, through our contact centre we have been busy with them right through since the accident happened," says the transport services company's Asma Moolla. 

"There just a few passengers, I think about five that we are still trying to get hold of families, It's mainly the people that are quite critical."

Moolla says they're still in shock following Tuesday's deadly crash. 

Nine people, including a baby, lost their lives and 53 others were injured when the bus veered off the road. 

The vehicle was travelling from Durban to Johannesburg. 

Moolla says those recovering in hospital are being given support. 

They're also assisting the victims' families with funeral arrangements. 

"So whether it is to get the people those who have been discharged from hospital getting them back to their homes, getting families of injured passengers to the hospital. All of those things are being done by the company."


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