Thirteen people sustained injuries when a taxi overturned and landed several meters down an embankment on Saturday in KwaZulu-Natal.
According to Reaction Unit South Africa (RUSA) spokesperson Prem Balram the accident happened around 17h00 on Saturday afternoon in Osindisweni.
“Paramedics located the taxi lying on its roof.”
He said thirteen people suffered mild to moderate injuries and were transported to the hospital by ambulance.
“According to some of the passengers, the driver of the minibus was suspected of being under the influence of alcohol.
“He fled the scene prior to the arrival of First Responders.”
Balram said all thirteen injured people were treated on scene before they were taken to a hospital.
In an unrelated accident two people were injured when a vehicle crashed into a house on Pricklepear Road in Waterloo on Sunday.
Reaction Unit South Africa (RUSA) spokesperson Prem Balram said the accident happened at approximately 12:32 on Sunday.
“Two people were injured after a white VW Polo sedan crashed into a house on Pricklepear Road in Waterloo today (Sunday).
“Residents in the area contacted Reaction Unit South Africa (RUSA) after they investigated a loud bang and found the vehicle pinned against a house.”