South Africa, JOHANNESBURG – Twelve people have been injured in an accident involving a bus and a taxi near Soweto.
The cause of the crash is not yet known.
Motorists are now being urged to avoid Main Reef and New Canada roads.
In a separate incident, on Thursday afternoon, a collision occurred between a taxi and truck on the N2 near Gingindlovu.
“A taxi and truck collided head-on leaving the taxi driver trapped in the wreckage.
“Whilst the patient was under the care of advanced life support paramedics, Rural Metro fire department used hydraulic rescue tools to free the injured driver.”
Herbst said the remaining 14 passengers of the taxi sustained minor to moderate injuries.
“The driver of the truck was lucky to escape unharmed.”