South Africa: Out-of-Control Minibus Taxi Hits Man Who Was Resting Under Tree

A 53-year-old man was injured in Onyx Drive, Carletonville, on Thursday afternoon when an out-of-control taxi collided with the tree he was sitting under.

ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene just after 15:00 on Thursday to find a pedestrian in need of medical attention.

It appeared that the taxi had collided with the tree before hitting the man, who was treated on the scene before being taken to a private hospital for further care.

No one in the taxi sustained any injuries.

The SAPS were on the scene for further investigation.

Source: News24

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