10 Dec 2012

Bus accident in Samoa kills two, injures more than 20

5:38 am on 10 December 2012

A bus accident in Samoa has killed two people including the driver and a 17 year old girl, and injured more then twenty people.

The bus was taking a Sunday school of over 30people for a picnic when the accident happened on a road at Sama'i village in Falelatai District.

A senior nurse at Leulumoega District hospital says six people are seriously injured but stable, and the rest were treated and discharged.

Meanwhile, the assistant police commissioner, Leaupepe Fatu Pula, says speeding is suspected to be the course of the accident when the driver lost control of the vehicle.