At least 4 killed, 11 injured in Pietermaritzburg taxi crash

Emergency personnel say when they arrived on the scene, they found the taxi on its side in the emergency lane.

Four people were killed when a taxi crashed on the N3 in Pietermaritzburg. Picture: @Netcare911_sa

JOHANNESBURG - Four people have been killed and 11 others injured in a taxi crash on the N3 in Pietermaritzburg in KwaZulu-Natal.

Emergency personnel say when they arrived on the scene, they found the taxi on its side in the emergency lane.

ER24's Russel Meiring says several people were ejected from the vehicle.

“We immediately assessed the patients and found that four people, a woman and three men, sustained fatal injuries. Nothing more could be done for them and they were declared dead on scene. Eleven others were found with minor to moderate injuries."

(Edited by Shimoney Regter)