2 kids critical after Bloemfontein taxi crash

Two other children were injured when they we mowed down by a taxi that had lost control and veered off the road.

Netcare 911. Picture:  Supplied.

JOHANNESBURG – Two children are in a critical condition and two others sustained minor injuries after a taxi veered off the road and crashed into them in Bloemfontein.

Emergency services say the exact cause of the crash is unknown, but police have launched an investigation.

Paramedics say the children between the ages of eight and 12 years old.

Netcare 911’s Chris Botha says, “They were on their way home when they got hit by this taxi. There was a girl and a boy that were in a critical condition, and two others that had sustained moderate to serious. These children were all treated at the scene and then transferred to hospital for further care.”

(Edited by Masechaba Sefularo)