Taxi slams into jogger, 76, killing him
Pietermaritzburg - A 76-year old jogger was killed when he was hit by a minibus taxi in Pietermaritzburg on Friday, paramedics said.
"A 76-year old man went jogging along Table Mountain road in the Eastwood area of Pietermaritzburg this morning [Friday] at around 05:00 when a taxi hurtled down the road and smashed into the jogger," said Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha.
Paramedics arrived at the scene to find the man in a critical condition but he eventually died due to extensive injuries, Botha said.
He said the taxi driver was taken away by police.
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