Driver survives 50-metre plunge off cliff - PIC

Copy of ca Camps bay DONE INDEPENDENT MEDIA A man was lucky to escape on Thursday night after his vehicle went off a cliff, sliding down a slope for 50m, stopping short of the sea. Picture: Leon Knipe

Cape Town - At least four people were killed and three injured in crashes in the Cape on Thursday night and Friday morning. In addition, the driver of a car survived plunging off a cliff.

Two people were killed when their vehicle crashed through trees and a fence of a primary school on Durban Road in Durbanville.

ER24 Werner Vermaak said at 4am paramedics and Metro Rescue Services found the mangled vehicle hanging between the fence and trees on the school’s property. Two people were found dead.

Another two people were killed and three injured when two vehicles collided on Wemmershoek Road in Franschhoek.

A man was lucky to escape on Thursday night after his vehicle went off a cliff, sliding down a slope for 50m, stopping short of the sea .

ER24 spokesperson Chitra Bodasing said: “The man lost control of his vehicle on Victoria Road between Hout Bay and Camps Bay, when going around a bend.”

Cape Argus

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