Family left vulnerable after taxi crashes into house

2014-11-26 00:00

A PIETERMARITZBURG family are at the mercy of the elements after a metered taxi crashed into their Cinderella Park home, leaving a gaping hole this past weekend.

According to police, the taxi driver, a 35-year-old man, appeared in court in­ ­connection with drunk driving.

The family now fear that thieves will be able to gain easy access to their home while they claim for the repairs.

The owner of the house, Lizelle Ram, told The Witness that she was very angry because she has not received any help from the taxi firm who now claims they do not have insurance.

“The wall is completely destroyed and cracked inside and out.”

The taxi company refused to speak to The Witness about the incident.

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