Joburg taxi driver dies after vehicle overturns

2013-09-02 12:16
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Johannesburg - A taxi driver was killed in an accident in Germiston on Monday, Ekurhuleni metro police said.

His minibus taxi overturned on President Street at 05:00, Inspector Kobeli Mokheseng said.

"It is not clear at this stage what actually occurred before the accident but, a preliminary investigation reveals that the front left tyre... ruptured while in motion."

The 25-year-old driver was ejected from the vehicle.

"There was no report of another vehicle involved."

He had been alone in the vehicle.

The road was closed to traffic for more than three hours.

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