2 killed as bakkie plunges down embankment

2014-04-15 06:53
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Johannesburg - Two people were killed and eight injured when a vehicle left the road near Pietermaritzburg on Monday, paramedics said.

"Reports indicate that the bakkie with ten people had veered off the roadway and plunged down an embankment," said Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha.

Two of the passengers died on the scene. Four sustained serious injuries, while four others escaped with minor injuries.

The injured were treated on the scene before being taken to nearby hospitals, said Botha.

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