Nine people were injured this morning when a taxi overturned on Old Greytown Road in Pietermaritzburg.
At approximately 8.15am, paramedics from ER24 arrived on the scene where they found the taxi standing on its wheels in the road. Bystanders explained that the taxi rolled onto its side and members of the community pushed it back onto its wheels prior to emergency workers’ arrival on scene.
Two people sustained serious injuries and were treated for multiple fractures. Seven others were treated on the scene for minor to moderate injuries. All of the occupants were later transported to Northdale Hospital for further care.
The exact cause of the incident is not yet known.