Woman killed in taxi accident

AFTERMATH: A minibus taxi collided with a Mazda 323 sedan in Barry Hertzog Avenue in Emmarentia, western Johannesburg.Pic. PETER MOGAKI. 25/02/2010. © Sowetan.

20100225PMO:Taxi lost control and collided with Mazda sedan at Berry Hertzog in Emarentia, west of Johannesburg.PHOTO:PETER MOGAKI
AFTERMATH: A minibus taxi collided with a Mazda 323 sedan in Barry Hertzog Avenue in Emmarentia, western Johannesburg.Pic. PETER MOGAKI. 25/02/2010. © Sowetan. 20100225PMO:Taxi lost control and collided with Mazda sedan at Berry Hertzog in Emarentia, west of Johannesburg.PHOTO:PETER MOGAKI

THE driver of a white minibus taxi, which collided with another car yesterday, will face charges of culpable homicide after a female passenger died in the accident.

THE driver of a white minibus taxi, which collided with another car yesterday, will face charges of culpable homicide after a female passenger died in the accident.

The cause of the accident is not yet known but Johannesburg Metro police spokesperson Wayne Minaar said investigations were under way.

The drivers of the taxi and the badly damaged navy blue Mazda 323 were taken to Helen Joseph Hospital after sustaining serious injuries.

The accident occurred on a wet curvy slope on Barry Hertzog Road towards Milpark.

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