3 killed as taxi collides with cars

2015-01-13 10:22
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Johannesburg - Three people were killed and two injured in an accident in Pretoria on Tuesday morning, paramedics said.

A minibus taxi and two cars collided on the N4 near the Solomon Mahlangu offramp, Netcare 911 spokesperson Santi Steinmann said.

"The minibus overturned and came to a standstill on its side. One of the vehicles came to a standstill on top of the other vehicle," she said.

Rescue services were working to free a critically injured patient who was trapped in the wreckage. The other seriously injured patient was taken to hospital.

Traffic was severely affected.

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