PHOTO: Two die in taxi accident

PHOTO: Two die in taxi accident

Two women died and at least 14 other people were injured when a taxi rolled on the N12 outside Witbank this morning.


According to ER24 paramedics the minibus was believed to be travelling from Maputo and overturned about 20 km past Witbank in the direction of Johannesburg.

"When ER24 paramedics and other services arrived on scene they found the taxi lying on its side on the road," ER24 said in a statement.

Two female occupants were found lying on the road after the taxi overturned, while other patients were found lying and sitting on next to the road.

The patients, including the taxi driver, were found to have sustained minor to moderate injuries.

All patients were treated and transported to hospital for further medical care.

The exact cause unknown of the incident is unknown. Authorities were on scene to investigate.

- Press Release 

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