A man was seriously injured in Makhanda late Tuesday night when he appeared to lose control of his car at a traffic circle before smashing into the garden wall of the historic St Andrew’s College school chapel.
A street camera captured the dramatic moment in which the car is seen soaring high over the traffic circle outside the school before smashing into the chapel.
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Police spokesperson captain Mali Govender said the driver was bleeding badly, including seemingly from the ears and was rushed to hospital.
She said details remained sketchy but an accident report had been opened and an investigation was underway.
Reports that the driver was an SANDF soldier could not be confirmed.