15 Injured in Impendle taxi collision in Impendle, Pietermaritzburg


Fifteen people were injured when two taxis collided head on with each other on the Impendle Road in Impendle, Pietermaritzburg this afternoon.

Shortly before 3pm paramedics from ER24, EMRS and local emergency services arrived on the scene where they found majority of the occupants with fractures to their lower legs. One of the taxis had fourteen occupants inside of it at the time of the collision. The second taxi had only the driver. All fifteen occupants were treated for their injuries that ranged from minor to moderate.

Once treated on the scene, they were transported to Greys, Edendale and Northdale Hospitals.

Local law enforcement attended the scene.

Werner Vermaak
ER24 Spokesperson