Thursday, September 03, 2015

Four injured in taxi collision on the N11

Rentse Khiba
03 September 2015

Four people were injured this morning after a taxi and a truck collided on the N11 near the Albert Wessles Drive in Newcastle, KwaZulu Natal.

Meiring said ER24 paramedics along with Metro services, arrived on the scene and found both the taxi and truck parked in one lane of the road.

The driver’s side door of the taxi had been completely ripped open in the collision.

On assessment, paramedics found that four of the five occupants from the taxi had sustained only minor injuries Meiring added.

Paramedics treated the patients for their injuries and thereafter transported them to Madadeni Hospital for further treatment.

It is believed that the two vehicles collided after the taxi apparently attempted a u-turn in the road.

Local Authorities were on scene for further investigations Meiring added.

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