Fourteen die in crushed taxi

2008-07-17 00:00

Thirteen taxi passengers and their driver died in a horrific accident, in which their vehicle was crushed by two trucks, one of which was in the wrong lane, on the R103 near Ladysmith during rush-hour morning traffic yesterday. Only one taxi passenger survived.

“Initially, there were 13 victims who died at the scene, but another died on arrival at the Ladysmith Provincial Hospital,” said Transport spokeswoman Zinhle Mngomezulu.

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