4 killed in early morning Centurion taxi accident

2016-06-22 11:23

Johannesburg – Four people were killed and six injured in a taxi crash in Centurion, near Johannesburg, paramedics said on Wednesday morning.

ER24 spokesperson Pieter Rossouw said it was believed that the taxi driver had lost control of the vehicle, which then rolled over the middle island into oncoming traffic.

Four people were thrown from the taxi and were declared dead at the scene.

Six people suffered moderate to minor injuries, Rossouw said.

Police were investigating, he said.

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