Toddler killed in taxi crash

Toddler killed in taxi crash

A toddler was killed and her mother critically injured when the taxi in which they were travelling crashed near Ladysmith on Friday.

Ambulance responds to accident
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KwaZulu-Natal Emergency Medical Service (EMS) spokesman Robert Mckenzie said the driver was seriously injured in the crash.

The mother is seven months pregnant, he said in a statement.

"There were three occupants in the minibus at the time of the crash, which involved the minibus leaving the road and overturning several times before coming to rest on its side," he said.

The injured were taken to a nearby hospital. The cause of the accident is being investigated by police.


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