02062010. Members of the ER24 were stoped by the members of the Tshwane Metro Police and told that something was wrong with they lights Picture: Sizwe Ndingane

Johannesburg - A man died and eight others were injured when a minibus taxi and a car collided in Boksburg, on the East Rand, on Tuesday morning, paramedics said.

ER24 spokesman Russel Meiring said the man was found dead inside the taxi.

Seven occupants of the taxi and the driver of the other vehicle were injured.

They were taken to nearby hospitals for further medical treatment.

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