Taxi knocks down, kills pedestrian in Joburg CBD

2018-04-10 09:39
ER24 response vehicle. (Duncan Alfreds, News24, file)

ER24 response vehicle. (Duncan Alfreds, News24, file)

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A man was knocked down and killed by a minibus taxi in central Johannesburg on Tuesday morning, Gauteng paramedics said.

The man, believed to be in his 30s, sustained serious head wounds.

His body was found in the left-hand lane of Durban Street around 06:00, said ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring.

The taxi was parked a short distance away.

Also read: 2 pupils among 4 pedestrians killed in KZN after taxi drives into them

Meiring said the taxi driver escaped injury.

Police were on the scene to investigate further.

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