September 24 - Eleven people were injured when a minibus taxi crashed into a car and rolled on the M1 near the Athol Oaklands turn-off in Johannesburg on Sunday. Photo: ER24

Johannesburg - Eleven people were injured when a minibus taxi crashed into a car and rolled on the M1 near the Athol Oaklands turn-off in Johannesburg on Sunday, paramedics said.

ER24 paramedics, along with other services, arrived on the scene shortly after 9.15am to find the taxi on its roof in the emergency lane, ER24 spokesman Russel Meiring said.

The occupants had managed to climb out of the vehicle and were found seated on the side of the road. "Paramedics assessed the patients and found that 11 had sustained injuries ranging from minor to moderate. Fortunately, no fatalities were found on this scene."

The patients were treated for their injuries and were then transported to Busamed Private Hospital for further care. The details surrounding the accident were not yet known, Meiring said.