News 22.6.2016 11:21 am

Four killed, 13 injured as taxi rolls

Crash scene: Picture: Rekord East

Crash scene: Picture: Rekord East

Paramedics found passengers strewn across the road in Centurion, Pretoria.

Four people have died and 13 others were injured when a taxi rolled in Centurion, Pretoria on Wednesday morning.

Emer-G-Med spokesperson Braam Kruger said the crash occurred when a taxi lost control and rolled multiple times on the R55 at Wierda Avenue in Centurion, Rekord East reported.

“Paramedics arrived on the scene just before 6am and found the wrecked remains of the taxi and its passengers strewn across the road,” he said.

“Upon assessment, paramedics found multiple occupants had been ejected from the vehicle. Four people died on the scene.”

Kruger said 13 other occupants sustained minor to moderate injuries.

They were treated for their injuries on the scene before being transported to various nearby hospitals by Emer-G-Med and other ambulance services.

– Caxton News Service

 

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