Collision between minibus taxi and truck in Melkbosstrand claims 7 lives

The cause of the tragedy that happened on Tuesday morning was unclear.

At least 7 people were killed in a collision between a minibus taxi and a truck in Melkbosstrand on 8 June 2021. Picture: ER24/Twitter

CAPE TOWN - Seven people have been killed in a crash involving a minibus taxi and a truck in the Melkbosstrand area in Cape Town.

The cause of the tragedy that happened on Tuesday morning was unclear.

Cape Town traffic service's Maxine Bezuidenhout said: “A further eight people sustained slight to serious injuries and were taken to nearby hospitals. Roads remain closed as the accident is being investigated by the South African Police Services.”

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