2 killed, 13 injured as taxi rams into Greyhound bus

2015-10-19 15:14
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Cape Town - Two people were killed and 13 injured when a taxi rammed into a Greyhound bus early on Monday morning on the N1 at the Hex River Pass between Touws River and De Doorns, Western Cape Traffic Services have confirmed.

Traffic chief Kenny Africa said the crash occurred at 04:00 when the Toyota Quantum, heading north from Cape Town, drove into the stationery bus, which was parked on the side of the road with mechanical problems.

"While there were no fatalities or injuries on the bus, two taxi passengers died and three were seriously injured. Ten others sustained slight injuries," he said.

The patients were taken to Worcester Hospital.

"The road was closed between 04:00 and 08:00 as the scene was cleared," Africa said.

Touws River police are investigating.

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