Sunday, June 21, 2015

A car and taxi collision left one person dead & 2 critically injured

Mbasa Gqokoma
21 June 2015

A high speed collision left one person dead and two others in a critical condition after a BMW and a Taxi collided head on this morning on Hendrik Potgieter Road.

ER24 spokesperson Werner Vermaak said, when paramedics arrived at the scene, they found a taxi lying partially on the roof of the BMW.

Both vehicles had severe damange. Upon further assessment, paramedics found that the driver of the taxi sustained fatal injuries.

He was declared dead on the scene.

Vermaak added that the driver of the BMW was also found with critical injuries. He had to be extracted from the vehicle before he could be transported to hospital.

“The injured were transported to nearby hospitals in the area for further medical treatment”  

The Johannesburg Metro police attended the incident and will conduct an investigation to determine the exact cause of the incident.

 

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