15 injured in head-on taxi crash in Joburg

2015-08-21 09:26

Johannesburg – Fifteen people were hurt in a head-on collision between two minibus taxis in Parktown, Johannesburg on Friday morning, emergency services said.

Two of those hurt, including one of the drivers, were critically injured in the accident on Jan Smuts Avenue, at the intersection with Eton Road, spokesperson Robert Mulaudzi said.

The two sustained serious head and spinal injuries. The other 13 passengers had minor to moderate injuries.

The accident happened near where 11 people, including seven schoolchildren, were injured in a side-impact collision on Wednesday morning.

         Two taxis crashed in a head-on collision in Johannesburg. (Supplied, ER24)

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