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Condolences for deceased taxi driver
The Municipality has learned with great sadness of a fatal accident in the Durban central business district (CBD) this afternoon, 22/12/14. A Metro Police vehicle was responding to an emergency situation at the beachfront when it collided with a mini-bus taxi at the corner of Shepstone and Dr Pixley kaIsaka Seme Streets.

The driver of the taxi died at the scene and seven passengers sustained minor injuries. Four Metro Police Officers were also hospitalised.

The South African Police Service is investigating the cause of the accident.

The Municipality conveys our heartfelt condolences to the family of the deceased and wishes all the injured a speedy recovery.

ENDS

Issued by eThekwini Municipality’s Communications Head, Tozi Mthethwa.

For more information contact Thabo Mofokeng on 031 311 4820 or 082 731 7456 or email: thabo1.mofokeng@durban.gov.za or Gugu Mbonambi on 0313114855 or email: gugu.mbonambi@durban.gov.za

 
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