Three people were killed and eight others sustained injuries ranging from minor to serious after a taxi crashed off the Hendrik Potgieter bridge and landed on its roof in Constantia Kloof early this morning.
When ER24 arrived on the scene at 02H30, some people were lying on the ground and others were seated on the pavement. Upon further assessment, it was found that three people sustained fatal injuries and were declared dead at the scene. Eight others were found to have sustained minor to serious injuries.
ER24 transported the patients to a hospital for further medical care.
The exact circumstances surrounding the incident were not yet known to our paramedics.