Taxi rolls down embankment

2014-02-21 07:16
(Picture: Netcare 911)

(Picture: Netcare 911)

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Durban - One person died and ten others were injured when a minibus taxi rolled down an embankment on the R102 near Amanzimtoti, KwaZulu-Natal on Friday, paramedics said.

"Paramedics and the fire department arrived at the scene and found some of the people still trapped in the wreckage," said Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha.

One of the passengers from the taxi died at the scene.

Three other passengers sustained serious injuries and seven sustained minor injuries.

They were stabilised on scene before they were taken to a nearby hospital for further medical assistance.

"Exact detail to the cause of the accident and preceding events will remain a subject for police investigation and comment," said Botha.

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