Seven people were injured this morning, one critically, when a taxi collided with a manure truck and cyclist at the Kingfisher and Witkoppen Road intersection in Johannesburg North.
When ER24 paramedics arrived on scene, they found the truck and taxi in the one lane of the busy road. The load of manure that the truck had been transporting was spread across the scene.
Paramedics began their assessment of the scene and found that seven people including a cyclist had sustained injuries ranging from minor to critical.
Paramedics began their treatment of the patients as well as providing the critically injured with advanced life support.
Once treated, paramedics transported the patients to Edenvale and Carstenhof Hospital for further treatment.
Clean-up crews were on scene to assist in removing the manure from the roads.
The cause of the collision is not yet known but local authorities were on scene for further investigations.