RUSA Reaction Unit SA

2018-07-05 10:35:43 -


4 months ago

Nine Injured In Collision: Umdloti Beach - KZN Eight occupants of a taxi & a driver of a bakki...

Nine Injured In Collision: Umdloti Beach - KZN

Eight occupants of a taxi & a driver of a bakkie were injured when both vehicle collided on the Umdloti Beach Road in Umdloti this morning.

Reaction Unit South Africa were contacted to provide medical assistance on scene & upon arrival found that a white Toyota Quantum taxi had collided with a silver Nissan bakkie. The passengers had not suffered serious injuries & were transported to Osindisweni Hospital. The driver of the bakkie suffered a head injury and was transported to Ethekweni Hospital.

The taxi driver informed Reaction Officers that he was traveling from Mtubatuba to Durban when he detoured to the Umdloti Beach Road to drop off a passenger. He explained that as he turned onto the main road, he collided into the bakkie that was turning onto the same road.