23 injured in Pietermaritzburg crash

2013-01-05 17:19
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Pietermaritzburg - Twenty-three people were injured, three seriously, when a minibus taxi collided with a car on Edendale and Newton road near Pietermaritzburg on Saturday afternoon, paramedics said.

Two occupants from both vehicles and the driver of the light motor vehicle sustained neck and back injuries, said ER24 spokesman Derrick Banks.

"Advanced life support intervention was performed on them to help stabilise them further," said Banks.

The other twenty were treated for minor injuries and transported to Edendale Hospital.

The cause of the accident was unknown.

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