Car crashes through shop, 6 dead

2012-01-15 10:20
Cape Town - Six people were killed early on Sunday when a Honda Ballade crashed through a shop front in Plumstead, Cape Town, paramedics said.

The car's five occupants, believed to be in their early 20s, were declared dead on the scene in Victoria Road by paramedics, who arrived shortly after 04:00, said ER24 spokesperson Werner Vermaak.

"Another man was found with fatal injuries outside the vehicle. It is understood that the man was a security guard at the shop at the time and was killed by the vehicle when it crashed into the shop."

The cause of the accident was not yet known and would be investigated by the local authorities, Vermaak said.
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