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Two killed, eight injured in taxi collision

Two people were killed and eight others sustained various injuries in a taxi collision in Impendle, west of Pietermaritzburg KZN.

Shortly after 2pm paramedics from ER24 and EMRS arrived on the scene where they found the taxi wedged onto an embankment near a local road. Several people were found outside the taxi. Two people were found near the taxi with fatal injuries. They were later declared dead by EMRS. Several people were transported to a nearby clinic. Paramedics from ER24 helped at the clinic and transported eight people from the clinic to Edendale and Northdale Hospitals for further care.

Two people are in a serious condition.

The exact cause of the collision is not yet known. Local authorities attended the scene.

Source – ER24

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