1 dead, 2 hurt as car hits palm tree

2012-12-15 13:15
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Johannesburg - A man was killed and two people were critically injured after their vehicle crashed into a palm tree in Springs in Ekurhuleni, paramedics said on Saturday.

Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha said the accident occurred on Friday evening. It was unclear what led to the crash.

"Netcare 911 paramedics arrived at the scene and after triaging the injured found that a man had tragically died on scene due to the extensive injuries that he sustained," said Botha.

The other vehicle occupants, a male and a female were stabilised on the scene before being taken to the Pholosong hospital.

- SAPA
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