ISIPINGO – About 15 pupils were injured in an accident involving a taxi and a car on Old Main Road at 06:40 am this morning.
Of the 17 people injured, approximately 15 were primary school children en route to school. Rescue Care Paramedics arrived on the scene to find an overturned taxi splayed on its side next to the road. The collision had involved the taxi and another car. Once the injured had been stabilised on the scene they were transported to various Durban Hospitals for the further care that they required.
At this stage the exact cause of the collision is unknown however SAPS were on the scene and will be investigating further.