Five people were left injured this evening when a truck crashed into a taxi on the Church Street Bridge over the N3 Highway in Pietermaritzburg.

ER24 paramedics, along with another service, arrived on the scene and found the taxi in the middle of the road. Several passengers from the taxi were found walking around on the scene.

Paramedics assessed the patients and found that two men and three woman had sustained minor to moderate injuries.

The patients were treated for their injuries and thereafter transported to Northdale and Edendale Hospital for further treatment.

The driver of the truck, as well as the vehicle, were not found on the scene.

The cause of the collision is not yet known but local authorities were on scene for further investigations.

Russel Meiring
ER24 Spokesperson