Taxi accident in Midrand

A Peugeot sedan and a taxi have collided at the corners of Market and Church Street in Vorna Valley, Midrand, leaving 17 people with various injuries.

It is not yet clear why the accident occurred, but the peugeot is believed to have collided into the side of the taxi.

In total, ER24 and the Provincial EMS treated and transported 17 people who sustained various injuries. Two of the 17 had sustained critical injuries and they were rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment. The other 15 people suffered moderate to minor injuries and after being treated on scene, they were loaded into waiting ambulances and taken to hospital.

Traffic was severely disrupted due to the accident.

Vanessa Jackson