Out-of-control minibus taxi hits man who was resting under tree

2019-01-18 08:02
The scene where a man resting under a tree was struck by a taxi.

The scene where a man resting under a tree was struck by a taxi. (Twitter)

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A 53-year-old man was injured in Onyx Drive, Carletonville, on Thursday afternoon when an out-of-control minibus taxi collided with the tree he was sitting under.

ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene just after 15:00 on Thursday to find a pedestrian in need of medical attention.

It appeared that the taxi had collided with the tree before hitting the man, who was treated on the scene before being taken to a private hospital for further care.

READ: Woman killed, passengers injured as taxi swerves out of control at intersection in Rosebank, Joburg

No one in the taxi sustained any injuries.

The SAPS were on the scene for further investigation.

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