Two people died and four other people were injured when a minibus taxi and a car collided on the N1 in Johannesburg. Photo: Netcare 911 via Arrive Alive

Johannesburg - Two people died and four other people were injured when a minibus taxi and a car collided on the N1 in Johannesburg early on Sunday morning, paramedics said.

Netcare 911 responded at 6 am to reports of a collision in Midrand on the N1 Ben Schoeman Highway, Netcare 911 spokesman Shawn Herbst said in a statement posted on the Arrive Alive website.

Reports from the scene indicated that two women in their mid-30s died and four other people sustained various injuries in the collision between a minibus taxi and a car.

A minibus taxi and a car collided on the N1 in Johannesburg early on Sunday morning. Photo: Netcare 911 via Arrive Alive


Two people died and four other people were injured in a crash on the N1 in Johannesburg early on Sunday morning. Photo: Netcare 911 via Arrive Alive

All the patients were treated on the scene and transported by another private ambulance service to hospital for further treatment. All necessary authorities were on the scene to investigate, Herbst said.

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