Taxi veers off road, nine injured

2015-05-14 06:00
PHOTO: netcare 911

Nine injured in taxi accident.

PHOTO: netcare 911 Nine injured in taxi accident.

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NINE people were injured, seven seriously so, after a taxi overturned on the Louisanna Road in Port Shepstone on Thursday afternoon.

A report from the scene indicates that the taxi veered off the road and overturned, its twisted remains coming to rest on its roof in the veld.

Netcare 911 paramedics and other services found the injured lying in the grass, and after triaging the wounded it was found that seven people sustained serious injuries while three escaped with minor injuries.

Paramedics treated the wounded before taking them to hospital in Port Shepstone. - Netcare 911

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