2 die in crash near Pretoria

2012-03-11 11:02

Johannesburg - Two people were killed when a heavy goods truck and a car collided head-on, on the R25 near Bapsfontein, between Kempton Park and Pretoria, on Saturday evening, paramedics said.

Although the exact cause of the accident was not known, one of the vehicles veered into the oncoming traffic, said Netcare 911 spokesperson Jeff Wicks.

The driver and passenger of the car were killed and their bodies were trapped in the wreckage.

The road was partially blocked while emergency services cleared the scene.

The truck driver was not injured.

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