On Friday morning, several people were left injured after a bus and taxi accident along Main Reef and New Canada road near Mooifontein, Johannesburg.

The Johannesburg Emergency Management Services (JEMS) responded to scene and found that several people had been injured.

The patients have since been transported to various healthcare facilities for medical attention, according to JEMS spokesperson Robert Mulaudzi.

The exact details surrounding the accident have yet to be determined. Meanwhile, motorists were urged to avoid Main Reef and New Canada roads due to heavy traffic.