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2 die as crashed car bursts into flames

2011-12-05 18:36

Pretoria - Two people died after their car overturned near Bronkhorstspruit east of Pretoria on Monday, paramedics said.

A vehicle with six occupants left the road and rolled off the R25 about 10km from Bronkhorstspruit leaving two dead and another four injured, ER24 spokesperson Vanessa Jackson said.

The vehicle caught fire after coming to a stop.

A man and a woman, aged between 40 and 50, were pronounced dead at the scene.

The other four passengers, three men and a woman, were treated at the scene and taken to a nearby hospital.

"No other vehicles were involved in the accident. Police will investigate all necessary aspects of the cause of the fatal accident," Jackson said.