At least 30 people were killed in a car accident in South Africa, reports Reuters referring to the agency SAPA. Bus with 80 passengers capsized in the river off a cliff and landed on the roof, flying 80 meters down. The incident occurred in the Eastern Cape Province, near the border with the state of Lesotho.
Despite this terrible height of the fall, some bus passengers survived. Rescuers say that while it is possible to talk about the death of 30 people. Rescue operation continues.
In South Africa a very high percentage of deaths on the roads. Every year road accidents kill about 10 thousand people. For comparison: in Europe, traffic accidents are the cause of 4 deaths per 100 000 in South Africa - 25 per 100 000.