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Driver survives 50-metre plunge off cliff - PIC

Western Cape

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.

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Cape Town - 160311 - a car which went over the cliff on Victoria Road between Llandudno and Camps Bay just before Oudekraal. 1 passenger was extricated from from the vehicle in a moderate condition and transported to hospital. It looks like the car was traveling from Camps Bay to Hout Bay and left the road, bounced once and then landed where you see it. The tide was coming in at the time of extrication. Incident occurred around 22:30 Services on scene were Community Medics, Life Healthcare, ER24, Metro Rescue, Cape Town Traffic. Photographer: LEON KNIPE

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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