Durban - Fourteen people were injured when a minibus taxi and two cars collided in Umlazi, KwaZulu-Natal, on Wednesday, paramedics said.

The injured were found on the side of the Mangosuthu Highway when paramedics arrived, Netcare 911 spokesman Chris Botha said.

They were treated on the scene before being taken to various hospitals.

The cause of the accident was not known, said Botha.

“Exact detail to the cause of the accident and preceding events will remain a subject for police investigation.” - Sapa