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Taxi driver dies in KZN crash

2012-06-14 13:08

Johannesburg - A taxi driver was killed after crashing his taxi into the back of a truck on Leister Road in Mobeni, KwaZulu-Natal paramedics said on Thursday.

ER 24 spokesperson Derrick Banks said emergency services workers arrived at the scene on Wednesday night and found the driver trapped inside the taxi.

"They assessed him and found that he had suffered severe traumatic and fatal head injuries and was declared deceased on scene," said Banks.

"The Jaws of Life and other rescue equipment were used by the local fire department to extricate the body from the vehicle."

Banks said there were no other injuries and there were no commuters in the taxi.