16 injured after taxi rolls into swamp near Welkom

2019-07-21 20:07
Taxi rolls into swamp.(SUPPLIED)

Taxi rolls into swamp.(SUPPLIED)

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Sixteen people were injured on Sunday afternoon after a minibus taxi they were travelling in rolled into a swamp. 

The incident occurred at around 15:00 on the side of R730 at the Bronville crossing outside Welkom in the Free State, ER24 spokesperson Ross Campbell said. 

"ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at 15:20 to find all the passengers had managed to get out," Campbell said. 

At least 14 adults and two children were treated on scene before being transported by paramedics to a nearby hospital.

Campbell said the police and traffic department were also on the scene to investigate the incident.

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