Whoops! Springbok Trophy Tour bus crashes in Maletswai

Whoops! Springbok Trophy Tour bus crashes in Maletswai

Thankfully, no one was hurt and the bus itself was able to continue on its journey back home to Gauteng.

Springbok trophy bus crashes after SA tour

The bus used for the Springbok Trophy Tour crashed earlier this week.

The accident took place in the Eastern Cape's Maletswai, previously known as Aliwal North, on Monday evening.

Wet weather conditions are said to have contributed to the driver losing control of the bus and crashing into a private residence.

READ: KZN erupts during Sprinboks' Trophy Tour

The driver and two passengers were left shaken, but luckily did not sustain any injuries.

Yusuf Jackson, SA Rugby’s operations manager, told news outlets that "the bus was en route back to Johannesburg from East London. It skidded off the road due to the wet conditions. Our feedback from the bus company is that no reported damage was sustained by the vehicle; nor was any person injured or hurt. To confirm, the bus safely made its way back to Johannesburg."

The only image available of the incident can be seen at the top of the page.

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