A collision between a bus and a car on Edendale Road in Pietermaritzburg left 20 people with minor to moderate injuries this evening.

At approximately 5pm, paramedics from ER24 and several other services arrived on the scene where they found the bus that crashed through the side barrier of the road and the light motor vehicle a few meters away. Majority of the occupants were found outside the bus when paramedics arrived. The injured were treated on the scene for injuries ranging from scrapes and bruises to possible back and neck injuries. One person from the light motor vehicle was treated on the scene.

The patients were transported to Northdale, Edendale and Greys Hospitals respectively.

The exact circumstances surrounding the collision is not yet known. Local authorities attended the scene.