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Taxi rolls into pole injuring 10 in Pinetown

10 people were injured yesterday morning after a taxi rolled onto a light pole on Fanan Road in Pinetown KwaZulu Natal.

ER24 paramedics, along with the provincial services, arrived on the scene and found the taxi parked on the side of the road on top of a broken telephone pole. Several people were found walking around on the scene.

Upon closer inspection, paramedics discovered that 10 people had been travelling in the taxi.

Paramedics assessed the patients and found that 10 had sustained minor to moderate injuries.

The patients were treated for their injuries and thereafter transported to various provincial hospitals for further treatment.

It is understood that the driver lost control of the vehicle, causing it to roll into the light pole.

Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.

Source – TheSouthAfrica


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