1 killed 11 injured in taxi collision


A total of eleven people were injured and one person was killed in a collision that occurred on the corner of Rivonia and South Road in Johannesburg earlier this evening. The collision involved a light motor vehicle as well as a taxi. The circumstances of how the two vehicles collided are unknown, but it resulted in the taxi overturning on the road.

When ER24 paramedics arrived on scene they found that besides the deceased patient, all other injuries ranged from minor to moderate. One patient was entrapped in the taxi and was extricated, treated and transported by ER24 to Helen Joseph Hospital. The remaining patients were transported by other medical services on scene.

The cause of the collision remains unknown, local authorities were on scene for further investigation.