Accident: two dead, 12 injured

2011-02-28 00:00

TWO women were killed and another 12 injured when a tyre blowout caused a taxi to overturn in Uvongo on Saturday morning. Four were declared to be in a critical state.

The accident happened at around 11 am on Know Gore Road and it is believed that the taxi had been travelling from Gamalakhe towards Shelly Beach.

The two women died before paramedics arrived.

Chris Botha confirmed that of the 12 injured, four were critical, four serious and four escaped with minor injuries.

The injured were all taken to Port Shepstone Regional Hospital.

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