For some families the school year have started well, and for some like the parents of these four children, it will be a sad day to always remember after an accident between a bus and a taxi caused the death of four pupils in Durban earlier today.

According to ER24  spokesman Russel Meiring, his people and other emergency service including the police where there but could not revive any of the dead pupils;

“The one side of the taxi had been completely ripped open in the collision‚” he said. “A bus was found parked a short distance up the road.

“Upon closer inspection‚ paramedics found that four people‚ believed to be primary school children‚ were lying outside the taxi. Unfortunately‚ the children had already succumbed to their multiple‚ fatal injuries. Nothing could be done for them and they were declared dead on the scene.”

The rest of the passengers were okay, however some of them sustained injuries.