Two people were killed, and sixteen others were injured following a collision between a taxi, a small truck and a light motor vehicle on Snake road under the N12 in Benoni this morning.
ER24 paramedics came across the scene shortly before 07H30 where they found a taxi lying on its side and several patients lying outside of the taxi. Unfortunately, two of the patients sustained fatal injuries and was declared dead at the scene by paramedics. Sixteen others were found to have sustained injuries ranging from minor to moderate. One of the injured was entrapped in the taxi and had to be extricated.
ER24, as well as various other medical services on the scene, transported the patients to various hospitals for further medical care.
The exact circumstances surrounding the incident were not known to our paramedics, but police were on the scene for further investigations.
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