3 die, 5 injured in Pretoria crash

2011-04-08 10:25
Johannesburg - Three people died when a car and a taxi collided in Pretoria on Thursday evening, paramedics said on Friday.

One person died on the scene and two others later died in hospital, said Netcare 911 spokesperson Jeff Wicks.

Five more were injured.

"Paramedics arrived at the scene to find that the vehicles had collided [on] the junction of Brooklyn and Charles Avenues and that both had come to [a stop] within the roadway," said Wicks.

"Both the minibus taxi and the light motor vehicle had rolled."

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