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UPDATE: Biker, two pupils killed in Olifantsfontein taxi crash

It's understood a taxi carrying 21 pupils crashed into a motorbike on Old Pretoria Road in Midrand.

The scene of the accident on Old Pretoria Road in Midrand on 17 February 2020. Picture: Gauteng Education Department

JOHANNESBURG - Emergency services have cordoned off the scene around Monday morning's deadly crash in Olifantsfontein that claimed the lives of three people, including two schoolchildren.

It's understood a taxi carrying 21 pupils crashed into a motorbike on Old Pretoria Road in Midrand.

Ekurhuleni Emergency Services said that the children were en route to school from Tembisa when the collision happened.

Spokesperson William Tladi: "The minibus taxi was ferrying children from Tembisa to a primary school crashed into a motorbike and in that crash, unfortunately, the biker lost his life and two primary school pupils lost their lives as well."

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