Woman killed in taxi accident

2016-04-07 06:00
PHOTO: supplied Community members check out the taxi in the bush.

PHOTO: supplied Community members check out the taxi in the bush.

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A ST Faiths woman died when a taxi rolled down a bank on St Faiths Road on Monday.

Two others were injured.

Emergency services responded to the scene, and on arrival found the taxi lying upside down on a small embankment­ in the Mehlomnyama area.

On assessment paramedics found the motionless body of the woman, who is yet to be officially identified by family.

The woman had already succumbed to multiple, fatal injuries.

Nothing more could be done for her and she was declared dead on scene. The other injured passengers were taken to a nearby clinic.

Lieutenant-Colonel Zandra Wiid said that the cause of the accident will be investigated.

“A culpable homicide docket was opened at Mehlomnyama SAPS,” she added. - Supplied.

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