Horror crash claims at least 13 lives in Randfontein

A taxi collided with a truck on the R41 in Randfontein this afternoon.

Randfontein Road in Randfontein was closed on Friday 29 April 2016 after a horror crash between a taxi and truck. 13 people were killed, one person has been resuscitated and another is in a critical condition. Picture: @_ArriveAlive via Twitter.

JOHANNESBURG - Paramedics say there are multiple fatalities after a taxi collided with a truck on the R41 in Randfontein this afternoon.

It's understood at least 13 people have been killed.

According to Arrive Alive, one other person is in a critical condition.

Netcare 911's Athlenda Mathe says, "The exact details as to the cause of the accident will remain subject to a police investigation. Netcare 911 and other services are on the scene. The road has been cordoned off."

Motorists have been advised to avoid the R41.