Taxi car in serious collision in Joburg

2015-05-26 08:42

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Johannesburg - A minibus taxi and a car were involved in a "serious" collision on Randfontein Road, Johannesburg, on Tuesday morning, metro police said.

"There is a serious accident along Randfontein Road where a car and taxi collided, with the taxi transporting schoolchildren. The number of children injured is not yet confirmed," said Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnaar.

"Randfontein Road is blocked off to traffic between Corlett Avenue and Nick Toomey Boulevard."

Motorists could use Ontdekkers Road or Impala Road as alternative routes he said.

- An earlier version of this story stated that the minibus taxi was full of schoolchildren, but this information supplied to officials proved to be incorrect, Johannesburg metro police later confirmed.

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