2 die, 12 hurt as taxi overturns

2012-07-08 22:37

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Johannesburg - ER24 spokesperson Vanessa Jackson said that two people died and 12 others were injured when their fully laden taxi rolled on the R26 about 20km outside Villiers in the direction of Frankfort on Sunday.

When the paramedics arrived, one of the 14 occupants had already died from extensive injuries, while a woman was in critical condition.  After CPR and other treatment, she also passed away.

The 12 others were treated and taken to hospital.

No other vehicles had been involved in the accident and the cause of the accident had not yet been established.


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