2 killed, 16 others injured in Ekurhuleni car crash

Paramedics say one patient has been airlifted to hospital and numerous of the injuries are critical.

FILE: Paramedics say one patient has been airlifted to hospital and numerous of the injuries are critical. Picture: Iwitness

JOHANNESBURG - Two people have been killed, while 16 others have been left injured, after a car crash in Ekurhuleni near Vosloorus this morning.

It's understood a bakkie and a taxi collided on the corner of the R103 and Barry Morais Road.

Paramedics say one patient has been airlifted to hospital and numerous of the injuries are critical.

Ekurhuleni Emergency Services William Ntladi said the road has been closed off.

"Thirteen other patients suffered serious but stable injuries. As we speak the road or intersection is closed for traffic and the scene has been handed over to Metro Police for investigations."