ONE TAXI DRIVER KILLED, ANOTHER CRITICAL IN MASS CASUALTY COLLISION


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ONE TAXI DRIVER KILLED, ANOTHER CRITICAL IN MASS CASUALTY COLLISION

One taxi driver died and another was critically injured following a collision on the N4 in Karino about 12km out of Nelspruit heading towards Malelane in Mpumalanga earlier today.

17 passengers were also injured during the collision. ER24 paramedics as well as various other services attended to the incident and found both drivers trapped in the vehicles.

Sadly one of them had succumbed to his injuries. The other was in a critical condition. He was extricated by Fire and Rescue and treated by paramedics.

He as well as all other patients, who sustained injuries ranging from minor to moderate, were transported to hospital for further medical care.



The exact cause of the incident is unknown. Authorities were on scene for further investigations.

Chitra Bodasing, ER24 spokesperson