Child, adult killed after truck and taxi collide

2016-04-09 21:01
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Pretoria - Two people were killed and 16 injured when a truck and a taxi crashed on the R512 in the Renosterspruit area on Saturday, ER24 said.

Paramedics who arrived on the scene were faced with patients scattered all over the scene, said spokesperson Chitra Bodrasing.

The taxi was on its side and the truck had come to a stop at the side of the road.

A child and an adult were declared dead when emergency workers started tending to the patients.

An ER24 helicopter and a private helicopter took two critically-injured patients to hospital, and the others were given initial treatment at the scene. They were later taken to hospitals in the area.

Authorities would investigate to establish what caused the collision.

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