Woman Killed in Bishop Lavis Taxi Crash

A minibus taxi collision on the corner of Lavis Drive and 35th Avenue in Bishop Lavis left a 28-year-old woman dead and 26 others injured on Saturday morning.

According to news reports, 8 people were found to have suffered moderate injuries and 17 others sustained minor injuries. They were all transported to nearby hospitals and clinics.

ER24 spokesperson, Ross Campbell said in a statement that they were on the scene at 7:26 am, on Saturday morning. “Critical injuries had taken a toll on two patients, a man, and woman. They were soon treated with Advanced Life Support interventions and taken to Tygerberg Hospital by ER24 and Metro EMS,” said Campbell.