3 die as taxi hits truck

2012-01-16 07:42

Krugersdorp - Three people were killed when their taxi hit a truck in Krugersdorp early on Monday morning, paramedics said.

The minibus and the heavy goods truck apparently entered the Pine Haven Crossing on Hendrik Potgieter Drive at the same time, Netcare 911 spokesperson Jeffrey Wicks said in a statement.

The taxi driver lost control of the vehicle and it overturned.

Paramedics arrived to find that three adults had died in the crash.

Five people were taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Major traffic delays were expected while emergency personnel cleared the scene.

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