Four people were injured when a taxi overturned along the R64 approximately 10km outside Dealsville, Free State.
At approximately 6.30am, paramedics from ER24 and local services arrived on the scene where they found the taxi on its roof in a nearby veld. One person was found trapped inside of the taxi and the local fire department had to use rescue tools to free him.
One of the occupants was found in a critical condition. An emergency helicopter was called to the scene to airlift him to hospital. Three others were treated on the scene and later transported to hospital. All of the injured were transported to Pelonomi Hospital in Bloemfontein for further care.
The exact circumstances surrounding the incident is not yet known.