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38 injured in a six taxi pile-up in Joburg

JOHANNESBURG, June 19 (ANA) – At least 38 people were left injured on Tuesday morning following a rear-end collision between six taxis on Modderfontein Road in Greenstone in Johannesburg, ER24 said.

ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said when paramedics, along with other emergency services, arrived at the scene at 7:50am, they found two people had sustained moderate injuries while 36 others had sustained minor injuries.

“Fortunately, no serious injuries or fatalities were found on the scene and the passengers had already climbed out of the vehicles and were found walking around,” said Meiring

Meiring said injured patients were treated and thereafter transported to various hospitals for further treatment.

Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.

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