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Ten children injured after taxi collision

10 children injured after taxi collision, Joburg

Ten children were injured this morning after a taxi and light motor vehicle collided at the Acacia and Ebony Road intersection in Northcliff, Johannesburg.

ER24 paramedics, along with another service, arrived on the scene and found that a taxi and light had collided. The taxi was found lying on its side while the light motor vehicle was found on the side of the road.

On assessment, paramedics found that the taxi had been carrying children, aged between 5 and 13, to school when the collision occurred.

Paramedics assessed the children and found that all ten had sustained only minor injuries in the collision. Fortunately, no serious or fatal injuries were reported.

Paramedics treated the patients and transported them to various hospitals for further treatment.

The driver of the light motor vehicle fortunately escaped without injury.

It is believed that the taxi had failed to stop at the intersection, causing the collision.

Local authorities were on scene for further investigations.

Source – ER24

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