Taxi driver critical after being shot in Krugersdorp

2016-03-23 12:22

Johannesburg - A taxi driver is in a critical condition after being shot multiple times in Krugersdorp Central, paramedics said on Wednesday.

Netcare911 spokesperson Athlenda Mathe said reports from the scene indicated that the driver was shot several times, but passengers who were in the taxi at the time were not harmed.

"The driver has been transported to a Johannesburg hospital for further medical care," she said.

She said the incident happened at about 10:45 on Wednesday morning.

Netcare911 paramedics worked alongside the Provincial Emergency Services on scene to treat the wounded taxi driver.

Police are investigating the matter.

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