Six killed in Johannesburg M1 crash

2017-09-28 13:15

Johannesburg - Six people, including a two-year-old boy, were killed when a minibus taxi crashed into a barrier and overturned on the M1 highway in Johannesburg on Thursday morning. 

ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said paramedics found bodies strewn across the scene. 

Several other passengers were injured, but an exact number was not immediately available.

The accident occurred near the Buccleuch interchange. 

Authorities were on scene to investigate the cause of the crash. There highway was affected by a severe traffic jam near the scene. 

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