5 dead in horror Durban crash

2013-01-26 20:05
(Picture: Netcare911)

(Picture: Netcare911)

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Johannesburg -Five people died and 13 others were injured when a taxi rolled on the M4 south in Durban on Saturday afternoon.

Chris Botha of Netcare Limited said that reports from the scene indicate that the driver lost control and the taxi veered off the road and slammed into the barriers before the coming to rest on its roof.

The passengers were ejected from the vehicle and were found scattered over a large area of the road, he said.

Five people died on the scene, one person was in a critical condition and twelve others sustained serious injuries.

The injured were taken to various hospitals in the area for further treatment.

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