Driver killed after taxi smashes into Burlington home

Taxi hits Burlington home (WFMY)

BURLINGTON, NC — A taxi crashed into a house in Burlington Wednesday morning. Golden Eagle Taxi says at some point the driver had a heart attack. It’s not clear if he suffered the heart attack before or after the wreck.


The Burlington Police Department responded to the crash on  the 1000 block of Maple Avenue near Albany Street about 6:15 a.m. Police say the driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers say the homeowner was asleep when the taxi crashed into her house. Police also say the house has been condemned, and it will be torn down.

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