Eleven injured after taxi, tree crash

2017-05-17 06:02
The taxi that slammed into the tree.PHOTO: ER24

The taxi that slammed into the tree.PHOTO: ER24

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A TAXI crashed into a tree on Boshoff Road, Pietermaritzburg, injuring 11 people on Monday morning.

ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene to find that the occupants had already climbed out of the vehicle.

The paramedics assessed the patients and discovered that three had sustained serious while eight others had sustained minor to moderate injuries.

Paramedics from various services treated the patients and provided the seriously injured with advanced life support interventions.

Once all the patients had been treated, they were transported to various provincial hospitals.

The driver later told paramedics he had apparently lost control of the vehicle, causing it to crash into a tree.

Local authorities will be conducting an investigation into this incident. - Supplied.

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