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14 people injured and 1 dead after taxi rolls

Fourteen people have been injured and one is deceased after a taxi rolled multiple times by the V-Section robots in Umlazi just after 7 am this morning.

Rescue Care Paramedics responded to a call of a serious collision in Umlazi this morning. Paramedics arrived on scene to find absolute carnage with multiple people injured.

One person who was ejected from the taxi had sustained extensive injuries, unfortunately, succumbed to the severity of their injuries and was declared deceased on scene.

Fourteen people who were also commuting in the taxi had sustained minor to moderate injuries in the collision and were stabilized on the scene before being transported to nearby hospitals for the necessary definitive care they required.

At this stage, the exact cause of the collision is unknown however SAPS and all other necessary officials were on scene and will be investigating further.

Source – News.SearchSA

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