Child killed as taxi, truck collide

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Durban - A child died and 16 others were injured when a taxi and a truck collided in Newlands, Durban, on Friday, paramedics said.

ER24 spokesman Derrick Banks said a child aged around seven was killed when the vehicles collided at an intersection.

Eight other children were in critical conditions, and another eight were seriously injured.

They had been taken to hospital. - Sapa

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