02062010. Members of the ER24 were stoped by the members of the Tshwane Metro Police and told that something was wrong with they lights Picture: Sizwe Ndingane

Cape Town - A paraglider was killed on Thursday afternoon when he crashed into the perimeter wall of a house in Bantry Bay, Cape Town, paramedics said.

“The neighbours called the paramedics, who arrived on the scene to find the man lying on the pavement,” ER24 spokeswoman Vanessa Jackson said.

Paramedics tried to stabilise him after cutting him from his equipment. He died on the scene, in Alexander Road.

The cause of the accident was not known. - Sapa