Four killed in horrific taxi crash

2015-06-20 13:54
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Johannesburg - Four people have been killed and eight others injured when a taxi overturned on the R103 in Vosloorus on Saturday, paramedics said.

"[Paramedics] arrived on the scene where they found occupants of a taxi scattered across the road," ER24 spokesperson Werner Vermaak said.

"It is understood that the occupants were ejected when the driver of the taxi allegedly lost control over the vehicle and it overturned multiple times."

The four people died on the scene.

The injured, which included two children believed to be aged 8 and 9, we're critically injured.

The children were airlifted to hospital, Vermaak said.

A total of 18 people were in the taxi when the accident occurred.

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