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4 Jul 2021
5:16 pm

8 killed, several injured in Pretoria collision

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The injured, including an infant, were treated and stabilised at the scene of the Pretoria collision before being taken to nearby hospitals.

Pretoria collision: Eight people died and several others were injured when a minibus taxi collided with a light motor vehicle along the N1 in Pretoria East on Saturday night | Picture: Matt Chesin via Unsplash

Eight people died and several others were injured when a minibus taxi collided with a light motor vehicle along the N1 in Pretoria East on Saturday night.

Emer-G-Med paramedics spokesperson Kyle van Reenen said passengers from both vehicles had been ejected and were found lying all over the accident scene.

“On arrival on the scene, paramedics were met with absolute mayhem as the injured clambered to safety from the wreckage. Eight people were found to have sustained fatal injuries and were declared deceased on arrival.”

The injured, including an infant, were treated and stabilised before being taken to nearby hospitals for further medical care.

Police are investigating the crash.

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