2 killed after van rolls down embankment

2014-01-18 19:58
(Nielen de Klerk, News24)

(Nielen de Klerk, News24)

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Johannesburg - Two people were killed and 18 others injured when a van rolled down an embankment on the R74 between KwaZulu-Natal and the Free State on Saturday, paramedics said.

The tyre of the light panel van burst between Bergville and Harrismith, near the Drakensberg, ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said.

Two people were declared dead on the scene.

Two others were critically injured, while the others suffered injuries ranging from minor to moderate, Meiring said.

The injured were transported to nearby hospitals.

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