A serious road accident involving a bus and a lorry has occurred at Richefond, Flacq, today at around 5:30 a.m. The lorry driver died hours later, and several more people have been injured.
The lorry driver had remained stuck in his vehicle following the accident. He was later removed from it, and together with the injured people, he was transported to the hospital where he died some time later.
As for the wounded passengers, some have sustained more serious injuries than others.
The bus driver is said to have run away after the accident. The police was still looking for him at around 7 a.m.