Bus driver killed in crash with taxi

2013-09-17 13:16
(File, ER24)

(File, ER24)

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Johannesburg - A bus driver was killed and 10 people injured when a bus and a minibus taxi collided head-on in Regents Park, Johannesburg, on Tuesday, paramedics said.

"The driver of the bus, a man in his 40s, was ejected through the windshield of the bus and was found lying quite a distance from where the bus had come to rest against the street pole," said ER24 spokesperson Vanessa Jackson.

The driver was declared dead at the scene.

"The 10 occupants of the taxi miraculously survived the impact with only minor and moderate injuries, she said."

The injured were treated on scene and transported to hospitals in the area for further care.

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