Crash affects PMB traffic

2015-10-13 10:00
Traffic lights instruct pedestrians to stop. (Duncan Alfreds, Fin24)

Traffic lights instruct pedestrians to stop. (Duncan Alfreds, Fin24)

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Pietermaritzburg - Traffic in the Pietermaritzburg city centre came to a standstill for almost two hours on Monday morning after a bus and taxi collided at the corner of Berg and Boshoff streets.

It appeared the bus and taxi had collided head-on, and two men were seriously injured.

ER24 spokesperson Paul Knoesen said the men were transported to Northdale Hospital.

“Luckily there were no other passengers aboard the bus and taxi other than the drivers,” he said.

Knoesen added that both vehicles were extensively damaged.

“Traffic was backed up for almost two hours as the oil spills left from both vehicles had to be cleaned by the municipality and fire department,” he said

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