Boy, 12, killed in Pinetown taxi crash

2017-01-13 19:02
A taxi accident has claimed the life of a 12-year-old boy. (Rescue Care)

A taxi accident has claimed the life of a 12-year-old boy. (Rescue Care)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

Durban – A 12-year-old boy was killed when a minibus taxi knocked him down outside a park in Pinetown on Friday, paramedics said.

The taxi left the road, knocked down two pedestrians, including the boy, and crashed into a swing set, Rescue Care spokesperson Garrith Jamieson said.

The child’s injuries were too severe and paramedics were unable to resuscitate him.

Nine people sustained injuries, ranging from minor to moderate. They were taken to local hospitals.

Read more on:    durban  |  accidents

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X

Inside News24

 
/News

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.