14 people have been injured this morning when a taxi and light motor vehicle collided on the Old Edendale Road in Pietermaritzburg.
ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene to find that the light motor vehicle had come to a stop on the side of the road while the taxi was found in the middle of the road. Several occupants from the taxi were found walking around on the scene.
Paramedics assessed the patients and found that 14 had sustained injuries ranging from minor to moderate. Fortunately, no serious or fatal injuries were reported on the scene.
Paramedics treated the patients for their injuries and thereafter transported them to Northdale and Edendale Hospital for further treatment.
The cause of the collision is not yet known but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.