2 killed, 3 hurt after driver loses control

2012-12-29 14:00
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Johannesburg - Two people have died and three others were injured in an accident near Coligny, North West police said on Saturday.

Captain Amanda Funani said the family was travelling from Johannesburg to Mahikeng, when the driver lost control of the vehicle.

"The driver of a Fiat Palio failed to negotiate a gentle curve due to speeding...the vehicle veered off the road and overturned twice before plunging over the fence."

A 23-year-old died at the scene, while a 54-year-old woman died on her way to hospital.

A 9-year-old girl was among the three injured taken to hospital.

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