Probe Into Cause Of Deadly M1 Crash Under Way

Four people were killed and 15 others injured in two separate collisions on the M1 north near the Xavier off-ramp in Ormonde, Johannesburg. Picture: @Givo_38/Twitter.

JOHANNESBURG – The Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) said it was investigating the cause of a crash that claimed four lives on the M1 near the Xavier offramp.

Fifteen people were injured in Thursday’s crash.

A bus, a taxi and a car were involved.

Spokesperson Wayne Minnaar: “A secondary accident occurred not far from the first accident which involved five vehicles. Four passengers from the taxi died and 15 others were injured.”