Four dead, 13 hurt in Boksburg crash

Johannesburg - Four people were killed and 13 injured on Thursday when a taxi collided with a heavy goods truck in Boksburg, Ekurhuleni emergency services said.

Spokesman William Ntladi said the four people died on the scene, while another person sustained severe head injuries.

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“One other patient was airlifted to Johannesburg hospital with a chopper as a result of injuries sustained on the head,” he said.

Four of the injured were in a critical condition, while seven people sustained injuries ranging from moderate to serious.

Police were investigating the cause of the accident.