20 injured in taxi accident

2011-01-28 08:46

Twenty people were injured when two minibus taxis collided in Pinetown this morning, KwaZulu-Natal paramedics said.

“It is believed that a taxi smashed into the back of another taxi that was slowing down,” Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha said.

The accident happened on Old Richmond Main Road.

“The taxi that was behind overturned and slid 50 metres down the road, ejecting the passengers along the way.”

Two people were critically injured, three sustained serious injuries and 15 passengers had minor injuries.

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