DURBAN – Seven people including three children were injured after the taxi they were traveling in crashed on Umgeni Road in Durban Central just before 1 pm yesterday afternoon.
Rescue Care Paramedics arrived on the scene to find injured passengers sitting on the pavement next to the damaged taxi and further assistance was requested. A 10 year old child sustained an injury which required Advanced Life Support intervention but was stabilised on scene. Once all the patients were triaged on the scene and stabilised, they were then transported to a nearby Durban Hospital for the further care that they required.
At this stage the cause of the accident is unknown however the necessary authorities including SAPS were on scene and will be investigating further.