18 injured in KZN crash

2014-01-15 10:24
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Johannesburg - Eighteen people were seriously injured in a crash on the M1 in Pinetown on Wednesday morning, KwaZulu-Natal Emergency Management Services (EMS) said.

This was when a taxi and a car collided at the intersection with Richmond Road, spokesperson Robert McKenzie said.

The injured were taken to the RK Khan and St Mary's hospitals for treatment.

He said Tuesday night had also been busy for paramedics with several accidents.

A truck carrying sand overturned in the France location of Pietermaritzburg, leaving one person critically injured and another serious; two vehicles collided on the N2 near Nandi Drive in Durban, leaving four people injured; and in Reservoir Hills two people were injured in a minibus accident.

He commended emergency services staff who attended to the increased workload.

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