Five people have died, while ten others were injured after a crash between a Golden Arrow bus and a taxi in Belhar, Cape Town.

The accident occurred on the corner of Sonata Way and Symphony Way, on Sunday.

Police spokesperson Captain FC van Wyk says the exact details surrounding this incident are unknown and the investigation continues.

“Five people, three males and two females aged between 25 and 40 died at crime scene; 10 people were taken to nearby hospitals for medical treatment. According to reports, the white Quantum taxi came from Delft and drove along Sonata Way and the Golden Arrow bus was travelling on Symphony Way direction Stellenbosch arterial. The collision happened in the intersection investigation is ongoing”.