LOOK: Two dead, 6 injured in taxi, bakkie crash in Pietermaritzburg

Pietermaritzburg – Two people died and six others were injured, some seriously, when a minibus taxi and a bakkie collided in Pietermaritzburg on Saturday morning, paramedics said.

Netcare 911 paramedics responded at about 10.50am to reports of a collision on Harriette Colenso Road in Pietermaritzburg, Netcare 911 spokesman Shawn Herbst said.

Reports from the scene indicated that a minibus taxi and a bakkie were involved in a collision. "Sadly, two people died in the collision and another six people sustained injuries ranging from minor to serious."

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Two people died and six others were injured, some seriously, when a minibus taxi and a bakkie collided in Pietermaritzburg on Saturday morning. Photo: Netcare 911

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A minibus taxi and a bakkie collided on Harriette Colenso Road in Pietermaritzburg on Saturday morning. Photo: Netcare 911

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Photo: Netcare 911

Once stabilised, all the patients were transported to hospital for further assessment, Herbst said.

African News Agency (ANA)

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