18 injured after collision in Elsies River

The vehicles collided on the corner of Halt and Ninth roads in Elsies River on Friday morning.

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CAPE TOWN - Eighteen people, sixteen of them children, have been injured in an accident involving a taxi and a car in Elsies River.

They sustained minor to serious injuries.

The vehicles collided on the corner of Halt and Ninth roads in Elsies River on Friday morning.

Some patients were transported to hospital, while the children were assessed at a crèche nearby, according to ER24.

The exact circumstances surrounding the incident are not yet known.

Officials are investigating.

(Edited by Shimoney Regter)