2 killed in Free State after car crashes into truck

2011-12-25 11:19
Johannesburg - Two men were killed and another was seriously injured on Sunday when a car collided with a truck on the N5 in the Free State, paramedics said.

Paramedics found two bodies inside the wreckage, while an injured man lay next to it around 06:00 near Kestell, Netcare 911 spokesperson Jeff Wicks said.

"It appeared one of the vehicles veered [out of] its lane and collided head-on with the other," he said.
Both vehicles skidded to a halt near the initial point of impact.

The injured man was stabilised on the scene and taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. The truck driver was not hurt.

- SAPA
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