Three people have been killed and twelve others have sustained injuries varying from serious to moderate on the N3 about 50 km’s from Warden in the Free State.
Reports from the scene indicate that the taxi was heading to Johannesburg.
At least one person is in a critical condition, four people have sustained serious injuries and seven others have sustained moderate injuries.
Netcare911 paramedics worked alongside the Provincial EMS on scene to stabilise those injured.
All injured have been transported to various hospitals for further medical care.
Three people were declared dead on scene.
This accident happened this afternoon at about 14h20.