One killed and at least 14 injured when bus and taxi collide

A collision involving a taxi and a bus occurred on Hendrik Potgieter Road and Gordon Road in Johannesburg earlier this evening. One person was killed in the collision and several others were injured. All the injured people were from the taxi.

Two people sustained critical injuries – one of these patients were airlifted to hospital for further treatment. At least 12 other patients sustained moderate to serious injuries. At least 5 patients were treated and transported by ER24 to various hospital including Flora Clinic and Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital for further treatment.

The cause of the collision still remains unknown, however local authorities were on scene.

Pieter Rossouw
ER24 Spokesperson