16 injured in KZN taxi crash

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Durban - Sixteen people were injured, one critically, when a minibus taxi overturned in Paradise Valley near Durban on Monday, paramedics said.

The critically injured person was airlifted to Inkhosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital, said KwaZulu-Natal Emergency Medical Services spokesman Robert McKenzie.

“The 16 patients sustained injuries ranging from critical to minor injuries.”

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

McKenzie said traffic was severely affected and motorists were urged to be patient.

The cause of the accident was not known, he said. - Sapa

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