South Africa: No injuries were reported after a minibus taxi collided with a truck & trailer on a single lane bridge on Old Main Road in Verulam – KZN this afternoon (Wednesday).
Members of Reaction Unit South Africa (RUSA) were called out to the scene at approximately 14:51. On arrival, Reaction Officers discovered a white Toyota Quantum wedged between a Mercedes Benz mechanical horse & trailer and a metal barrier.
The driver of the mini bus informed Officers that the brakes on his taxi failed. Pedestrians reported witnessing the taxi overtaking several vehicles before the crash. It is alleged that the conductor was driving at the time of the incident. However, this was not immediately verified.
Traffic was diverted while the scene was being cleared.