MORE THAN 20 PEOPLE INJURED IN CAPE TOWN TAXI ACCIDENT

Eyewitness News

Picture: EWN


CAPE TOWN – More than 20 people have been injured when two taxis overturned at Robert Sobukwe and De La Rey Roads on Friday afternoon during a sideswipe collision.

The injured passengers have been transported to Tygerberg hospitalfor treatment.

Four children between the ages of 13 and 15 are among those injured.

Authorities remain on the scene.

The City of Cape Town’s Richard Coleman said: “A multi-vehicle accident on Robert Sobukwe and De la Ray Avenue where we had two taxis that had overturned and we’ve got 25 injuries in that accident. We’ve got lane restriction of Robert Sobukwe and also Akkerboom Avenue.”

PHOTO: E.W.N.

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