2 killed in Ruimsig taxi accident

The taxi rolled down an embankment on Hendrik Potgieter Road earlier this morning.

FILE: Two men have been killed and ten others injured this morning after a taxi rolled down an embankment on Hendrik Potgieter Road in Ruimsig, west of Johannesburg. Picture: er24.co.za/blog.

JOHANNESBURG - Two people were killed in a minibus taxi crash in Ruimsig, west of Johannesburg.

Ten other people were rushed to hospital after sustaining injuries in the incident.

The taxi rolled down an embankment on Hendrik Potgieter Road earlier this morning.

ER24's Russel Meiring said: "We discovered the bodies of two men lying next to the vehicle and unfortunately they had sustained fatal injuries. Ten other people were scattered at the scene, their injuries ranged from minor to serious."