Car crashes into tree: Woman dies

2011-12-17 22:18

Johannesburg - A woman was killed and three other people left injured when a car crashed into a tree near Krokodilpoort in Mpumulanga, said paramedics on Saturday.

"The driver lost control of the car while negotiating a bend," Netcare 911's Jeff Wicks said in a statement.

He said the car then left the road and collided with the tree.

When paramedics arrived at the scene they found the woman had sustained critical injuries. She subsequently died.

Of the three injured, one man was in a critical condition.

He was placed on a ventilator before being taken to a hospital in Witbank.

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