Four dead, 11 critical in N Cape accident

2012-01-11 15:54
Kimberley - Four people were killed and 11 injured when a minibus taxi and a truck collided in Kimberley in the Northern Cape on Wednesday, paramedics said.

The accident happened at about 10.30 on the Boschoff Road, 30km outside Kimberley, said Netcare 911 spokesperson Jeff Wicks.

Those injured were taken to Kimberley's provincial hospital.

"The accident scene is still being cleared but the road is open," he said.

The truck driver was not injured but was "visibly shaken".

The taxi was en route from Kimberley to Bloemfontein.

"One of the vehicles left their side of the road causing the accident," said Wicks.
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