Pietermaritzburg taxi driver charged with murder
30 September 2011
The driver of a taxi that was involved in a deadly crash near Pietermaritzburg in KwaZulu-Natal earlier today has been charged with murder and attempted murder.
At least 14 people died when the taxi driver reportedly tried to overtake a long stream of traffic before hitting a truck.
Three other people were also seriously injured in the crash.
The driver, who is not yet allowed to be identified, survived the crash and will appear in court on Monday.