3 dead as van knocks down pedestrians

2014-03-28 10:34
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Johannesburg - Three people died and two others were injured when a delivery vehicle crashed into a group of four people in Centurion, Gauteng, on Friday morning, paramedics said.

"Paramedics found that a light delivery vehicle had knocked over four pedestrians, resulting in three of the pedestrians tragically losing their lives, and the fourth pedestrian was found to be in a serious condition," Netcare 911 spokesperson Santi Steinmann said.

The driver sustained moderate injuries.

The injured were treated on the scene before being taken to a nearby hospital.

The accident took place on Lenchen Avenue around 06:00, Steinmann said.

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