Mbombela - Police fired rubber bullets during a protest by minibus taxi drivers in Mbombela on Wednesday, Mpumalanga police said.
Colonel Leonard Hlathi said police fired rubber bullets as they tried to remove the taxis drivers had used to block several roads.
Tow trucks were used to remove them and roads were reopened.
Hlathi could not immediately provide reasons for the protest but said safety and security MEC Vusi Shongwe was meeting the parties involved to resolve the matter.
Democratic Alliance chief whip in the provincial legislature Jane Sithole said taxi associations blocked roads in a bid to get the government's attention.