19 hurt in crashes

NINETEEN people were injured in two taxi crashes in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal paramedics said.

NINETEEN people were injured in two taxi crashes in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal paramedics said.

In the first incident, a bus crashed into the back of a taxi on Umgeni Road in Durban yesterday, said Netcare 911's Jeff Wicks.

"Nine people were injured when a bus crashed into the back of a taxi."

All the injured were taken to hospital, Wicks said.

Also yesterday, a taxi crashed into a stationary delivery van on the N2 north-bound between the M25 and Nandi Drive.

Traffic had been severely affected, said Banks. - Sapa

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