At least 15 injured in taxi accident

2015-09-07 05:45


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CCTV footage shows horrific taxi, bus crash that left one dead, 14 injured

2015-06-23 11:46

WARNING: Graphic footage. One person was killed and 14 injured when a collision involving a taxi and a bus occurred on Hendrik Potgieter Road and Gordon Road in Johannesburg on Monday night. Watch.WATCH

Johannesburg - At least 15 people were injured when a taxi driver lost control of his vehicle near the Rand Show road off-ramp on the N1 highway in Johannesburg on Sunday night, paramedics said. 

"ER24 paramedics and other services arrived on scene and found the area in chaos. It is understood that the taxi rolled over one patient," spokesperson Chitra Bodasing said. 

"The man, believed to be in his 50's, was assessed and found to be in a critical condition. He as well as all other patients who sustained moderate injuries were treated and transported to hospital for further medical care."

The cause of the accident was not known 

Read more on:    er24  |  johannesburg

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