Five Midrand joggers killed

2011-10-22 10:15

Johannesburg - Five people died and one was injured when a car drove into a group of joggers in Midrand, Gauteng, on Saturday morning, Johannesburg Emergency Services said.

Spokesperson Nana Radebe said the four women and a man died before paramedics arrived.

Another women was taken to a nearby hospital after suffering critical injuries.

Metro police spokesperson Edna Mamonyane said the driver was arrested.

"He faces one charge of drunk driving and five charges of culpable homicide," she said.

He will appear at the Midrand Magistrate's Court on Monday.

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