Car smashes into accident scene, 1 dead

2014-12-17 15:51

Johannesburg - One person died and seven others were injured when three cars collided on Dudley Smith Road in Cinderella, Boksburg, paramedics said on Wednesday.

"Netcare 911 paramedics and other services arrived on the scene and found three vehicles scattered over the roadway," Netcare 911 spokesperson Santi Steinmann said.

"Reports from the scene indicate that an initial accident took place between two vehicles after which a third vehicle collided with the primary accident scene."

One person was found to have died on the scene, one was critically injured, four people sustained serious injuries, and two sustained moderate injuries.

It was believed the accident took place around 22:30 on Tuesday night.

"The injured patients were treated on scene and transported to hospital for further medical care," Steinmann said.

"Exact detail surrounding the cause of the accident and preceding events will remain the subject of a police investigation."

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