Rescue Care Paramedics

26 Jun 2018 10:49 -


3 weeks ago

Two men have been killed and nine others seriously injured after a taxi lost control and overturned ...

Two men have been killed and nine others seriously injured after a taxi lost control and overturned on Umgeni Road near Cannaught Bridge just after 5:15 this morning.

Rescue Care Paramedics arrived on the scene to find that the single vehicle had somehow lost control and rolled crashing through the concrete fence and coming to rest on its roof just before the railway lines. Most of the occupants had been ejected as the taxi was rolling.

A total of nine passengers had sustained serious injuries and were stabilised on the scene before being transported to various Durban Hospitals for the further care that they required. Two men had sustained major injuries and were declared deceased on the scene.

At this stage the events leading up to the crash is unknown however SAPS were on the scene and will be investigating further. rescuecare rescuecaredurban rescuecare_als fatalaccident