One dies in PTA taxi crash

One person was killed and 14 others injured in a minibus accident in Pretoria on Wednesday.

File picture: Two taxis were involved in a head-on collision in Pretoria on 30 June 2012. Picture: Netcare 911

JOHANNESBURG - One person was killed and 14 others injured in a minibus accident in Pretoria on Wednesday.

It is understood the taxi carrying several passengers crashed into the back of another vehicle and then overturned on DF Malan drive earlier this morning.

Netcare 911 spokesperson Santi Steinmann said injuries sustained ranged from "minor to critical".

"One woman sadly died on scene after paramedics tried to resuscitate her."

The exact details of the accident are subject to a police investigation, she added.