Female Pedestrian Killed, Multiple Injured As Taxi Crashes Through Intersection, Rosebank Jhb


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1 month ago

A taxi that swerved out of control through an intersection into the oncoming lanes on Jan Smuts Avenue, hit and killed a female pedestrian, before crashing into a lamp post.

ER24 Paramedics were on the scene at 4:10 pm along with other services. The woman who was knocked down showed no signs of life and was unfortunately declared dead on the scene. A passenger from the taxi, believed to be in her late 30s, who had managed to get herself out of the wreak, was found to be in a critical condition. She was immobilized and treated by Advanced Life Support on-site before being taken to Charlotte Maxeke Hospital. A number of other passengers with less serious injuries were treated and transported to Helen Joseph Hospital.

SAPS and Metro police were on the scene for further investigation.