Man killed, 14 injured in Diepkloof accident

2015-07-17 14:35
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Johannesburg - A man has died and 14 people were injured when a minibus and car were involved in a side-impact crash on Marthinus Smuts Drive in Diepkloof, Soweto, on Friday morning.

"Netcare 911 paramedics and other services arrived at the scene and found that a minibus and light utility vehicle were involved in a side-impact crash," Netcare 911 spokesperson, Santi Steinmann, said in a statement.

"The minibus sustained severe frontal damage following the impact against the light utility vehicle."

After assessing the occupants from both vehicles, paramedics found the driver of the minibus had died during the crash, while 14 people sustained injuries ranging from minor to serious.

"The injured patients were treated at the scene and transported to hospital for further medical care," she said.

The cause of the crash was unknown.

Police were investigating.

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