File picture: Motshwari Mofokeng

Durban - Fifteen people were injured in a minibus taxi accident on Monday afternoon on the N2 in Mtwalume, KwaZulu-Natal, paramedics said.

Three passengers were seriously injured and 12 sustained minor injuries, Emergency Medical Services spokesman Robert Mckenzie said.

The patients were transported to GJ Crookes and Port Shepstone hospital. No other vehicles were involved. The cause of the accident was being investigated.