Baby, 4 others burn to death in crash

2014-06-28 22:24
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Johannesburg - Five people, including a baby, were killed during a head-on collision on the R44 in Stellenbosch on Saturday, paramedics said.

Paramedics arrived to find two vehicles had caught fire and were being extinguished by the fire department personnel, ER24 spokesperson Luyanda Majija said.

"All of the deceased were found burned beyond recognition inside the vehicles."

Three adults and the baby were in one vehicle, and one adult was in the second vehicle.

The road was closed for investigations, motorists were encouraged to use alternative routes, Majija said.
- SAPA
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