highflats: six killed as taxi hits truck

2013-06-01 00:00

SIX people died in Highflats on the R612 when their taxi collided head-on with a truck at 4 pm yesterday.

Paramedics had to resuscitate some of passengers trapped inside the taxi. There were 13 passengers in the taxi travelling from Durban to St Faith’s near Donnybrook.

The injured were taken to Christ the King Hospital in Ixopo.

The truck driver was unharmed.

Road Traffic Inspectorate spokesperson Zinhle Mngomezulu said the cause of the accident was still unknown and they were investigating.

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