11 injured in Vereeniging taxi crash

2015-09-27 21:22
Ambulance. (Duncan Alfreds, News24)

Ambulance. (Duncan Alfreds, News24)

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Johannesburg - Eleven people were injured on Sunday night when two taxis collided on Joubert Road in Vereeniging, paramedics said.

When ER24 paramedics and other emergency services arrived on the scene, one taxi was on the pavement, ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said in a statement.

The second taxi was in the middle of the road.

Occupants of both taxis were found scattered around the scene, either on the pavement or in their respective vehicles.

The occupants were assessed, with one man found to have sustained serious injuries to his legs. Ten others had sustained moderate injuries.

Paramedics treated the injured and then transported them to various hospitals for further treatment.

The cause of the collision is unknown.

Local authorities are investigating.

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