Man killed, 18 injured in Durban taxi crash

2010-11-15 07:40

 A man was killed and 18 people injured in a minibus accident on Inanda Road near Durban, paramedics said today.

“A man was killed and 18 other people injured, three of whom critically so, when the minibus taxi they were travelling in left Inanda Road near the Newlands West Drive junction this morning,” said Netcare 911 spokesman Jeff Wicks.

The man died on the scene while the critically injured were rushed to hospital.

Wicks said the cause of the accident was not clear.

It is thought that the minibus slammed into a light vehicle, rolled repeatedly, moved up the embankment and then came to a rest in the road.

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