9 Sep 2017, Brackenfell: One person has been killed and seven others sustained minor to severe injuries after the driver of a taxi lost control of the vehicle on Old Paarl road in Brackenfell during the early hours of this morning.
At approximately 03h00, ER24 paramedics arrived at the scene and found all the men and women trapped inside the taxi.
Fire and rescue personnel had to use the Jaws of Life to remove all the patients from the taxi before they were transported to various nearby hospitals.
It is not clear what caused the driver to lose control of the vehicle and crash into the wall.
The exact circumstances surrounding the collision are not yet known to our paramedics but authorities were on scene for further investigations.