Crash: Taximan talking on phone loses control after wheel mishap

2008-06-05 00:00

“To say [the driver] was speeding would be an understatement, he was literally flying,” said a passenger who was one of several flung out of a taxi when it overturned after a rear wheel came off on the N3 near Ashburton yesterday.

All the 13 injured passengers were reported to have suffered slight and minor injuries. They were treated at different Pietermaritzburg hospitals after the accident which occurred just after midday.

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