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Motorist describes miraculously escaping Franschhoek Pass rock fall

24 June 2019 9:58 AM
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Survivor Mark Thackwray believes he has been a second chance at life.

Capetonian Mark Thackwray had a narrow escape over the weekend after he found himself trapped in a life-threatening rock fall on Franschhoek Pass.

Speaking to CapeTalk's Kieno Kammies Thackwray says he believes he has been a second chance to live.

He says he as soon as the car came to a stop, all passengers ran as fast as they could as heavy rocks continued falling on the car.

Read: Firefighters successfully divert Franschhoek fire away from town

When the first rock hit the car it started spinning. It hit it so hard the back of the car lifted off the ground...

Mark Thackwray, Survivor

This made me realise what's going on around me and what I have. Life is shorter than you think and it can end at any time.

Mark Thackwray, Survivor

To hear the rest of the conversation, listen below:


24 June 2019 9:58 AM
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Franschoek Pass
Mark Thackwray
Rock Fall

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