Eight children hurt in taxi crash

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Copy of IOL jan 20 er24 medic mar 15 Independent Newspapers File photo: Sizwe Ndingane

Pinetown - Eight children were injured when their minibus taxi overturned in KwaDabeka, Pinetown, on Tuesday morning, paramedics in KwaZulu-Natal said.

“ER24 paramedics arrived on scene and discovered the taxi resting on its side and its young occupants seated on the side of the road,” spokesman Russel Meiring said.

The children had minor injuries and once they were treated were taken to various hospitals in the area. According to Meiring the driver said he experienced a mechanical fault causing his vehicle to roll.

Local authorities were investigating.

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