Woman killed as taxi, bakkie collide

2014-04-06 10:30
Paramedics (File, Netcare 911)

Paramedics (File, Netcare 911)

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Johannesburg - An elderly woman was killed and 17 people were injured when a minibus taxi and a bakkie collided in Bomela on the Natal south coast on Saturday, paramedic said. Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha said some of the injured were trapped in the wreckage.

"After triaging they found that an elderly female had died before our arrival, three people were critically wounded, nine commuters were seriously injured while five miraculously escaped with minor injuries."

The injured were stabilised and transported to a hospital in Port Shepstone.

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