One dead after taxi rolls

One dead after taxi rolls

A man has died and 14 others were left injured after a taxi rolled in Westcliff.

Westcliff taxi accident

Paramedics say overturned taxi had been ripped open on Jan Smuts Road early on Monday morning.

"The entire left side of the taxi had been ripped open in the incident. Several patients were found lying around the vehicle," ER24 says. 

Traffic was heavily affected due to the collision.

Paramedics had found the body of a man trapped inside the taxi

According to ER24 the man succumbed to multiple injuries and was declared dead at the scene. 

Two of the passengers were critically injured, while the others sustained minor to serious injuries. 

The cause of the accident is unclear at this stage.

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