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Three die in taxi crash

Three people were killed and four others injured when their taxi smashed into a barrier on the N7.

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Three people were killed and four others injured when their taxi smashed into a barrier on the N7 on Sunday morning.


Seven people were travelling in the vehicle when it crashed near Malmesbury in the Western Cape.

ER24's Derrick Banks said two occupants were flung from the vehicle.

“The two people that were flung out of the vehicle, were found on the bottom of the N1 and they had already succumbed to their injuries.”

In a separate incident, eleven people including a five-year-old child were injured when two vehicles collided in Johannesburg earlier.

Meanwhile, the Transport Ministry has urged motorists to be responsible on the roads over the long weekend.

(Edited by Lindiwe Mlandu)

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