5 die as car 'split in half' in crash
Johannesburg - Five people died when their car crashed into
a tree before hitting a wall in the south of Johannesburg on Thursday, said
Johannesburg metro police.
Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnaar said the 35-year-old
woman driving a white BMW, lost control of the car on the main road in
She and her passengers, four men in their 30s, died.
"The impact of the accident was so great that the car
split into two halves," said Minnaar.
He said two pedestrians were also injured in the crash and
were taken to hospital.