6 killed in Western Cape taxi crash

2012-07-04 13:08

Cape Town - Six people were killed and 12 were injured when their minibus taxi crashed near Aberdeen, in the Western Cape, on Wednesday morning, provincial emergency services said.

Spokesperson Keri Davids said the taxi was travelling to Cape Town when it rolled about 50km outside Aberdeen, in the Karoo, around 05:00.

Four men and two women died on the scene.

Three men were critically injured, three women were seriously injured and six people, including four children, sustained minor injuries.

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  • Shirley Van Heerden - 2012-07-04 13:29

    total thusfar for today: 13. Common factor - minibus taxi. Notice a pattern? Minibus is a coffin on wheels.

      Clive - 2012-07-04 13:51

      And those are only the ones that make the headlines! No doubt there are others in the cities where "only" one or two die.

  • BigChiefPlumbPudding - 2012-07-04 14:06

    And they will leave no stone unturned.........

  • gieljam.gomtor - 2012-07-04 14:30

    I think its safer to fly ........

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