The scene of the accident. Photo supplied

Taxi passenger dies from collision


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A taxi passenger has died after a collision with a private vehicle in the vicinity of Kranskop at Modimolle.

According to Advance Paramedic Assistance’s Waterberg spokesperson, Andy Gill, the accident occurred in the late afternoon of Sunday, 14 January, just past Kranskop towards Mookgophong.

“Three of APA’s ambulances were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident on the N1highway just past Kranskop, towards Mookgophong,” Gill said.

He further said the accident was the result of a head-on collision between the taxi and private vehicle.

“On arrival we found that a taxi and bakkie were involved in a collision, causing the taxi to roll,” he explained.

One person, a taxi passanger, succumbed to injuries and was pronounced dead on the scene. “A number of people sustained minor to moderate injuries,” Gill said.

He said all injured patients were treated and stabilized on the scene by Provincial Ambulance and APA personnel. 

Patients were transported to a hospital in the area.

19 months ago       18 January 2018