JOHANNESBURG – Ten people were killed, including three children, and several left injured following a collision between a taxi and light motor vehicle on the R553 Golden Highway in Eldorado Park on Wednesday.
According to a report by ER24, emergency services arrived on the scene on Wednesday morning to find the taxi and light motor vehicle in the middle of the road.
Both vehicles had sustained a significant amount of damage in the collision.
Medics assessed the patients and found that 10 people, including three children under 10, had sustained fatal injuries.
They were declared dead on the scene.Several other people were found with injuries ranging from minor to critical and were treated and thereafter transported to nearby hospitals for urgent care.
Authorities are investigating the cause of the crash.