ANA
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29 Apr 2016
12:37 pm

14 killed in Randfontein crash

ANA

The crash happened on the R41 in Randfontein on Friday morning.

Police and other emergency personal attend to the accident scene on Randfontein Road on the West Rand, 29 April 2016. The accident occurred when a truck and a taxi collided head on killing scores of commuters on the scene resulting in the road closure. Picture: Alaister Russell

Early reports indicate that at least 14 people have lost their lives in a collision between a taxi and a truck in Randfontein, earlier on Friday.

Netcare 911 spokeswoman Athlenda Mathe said the crash happened on the R41 in Randfontein on Friday morning.

Details were sketchy and at the time of writing emergency services were still busy at the accident scene. The road was cordoned off.

The reason for the collision was not immediately known and neither was it known how many people were injured.