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National 17.5.2017 01:56 pm

Three dead in taxi accident near Brits

Photo: Supplied

Photo: Supplied

Twelve other people were found on the scene with injuries that ranged from serious to minor.

Three people were killed and 12 others injured on Wednesday when a taxi rolled on the N4 highway outside Brits, in the North West.

According to ER24, paramedics found the taxi lying on its side. Three men found nearby were declared dead on the scene.

Twelve other people were found on the scene with injuries that ranged from serious to minor.

The seriously injured patients were put on life support and transported to Mediclinic Brits for urgent treatment.

The cause of the accident was not immediately clear, but authorities were on the scene for further investigation.

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