Five die in West Rand crash

2014-03-30 22:15
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Johannesburg - Five people were killed and one was critically injured when their car overturned in Kromdraai, west of Johannesburg on Sunday, paramedics said.

The car rolled several times before it landed in a river on its roof, said ER24 spokesperson Werner Vermaak.

"Bystanders turned the vehicle back onto its wheels and pulled all of the occupants out of the vehicle."

A man believed to be in his early 20s was critically injured, and was airlifted to Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital.

"It is believed that the occupants were on their way to Manziville when the incident occurred," he said.

The cause of the accident, which happened around 15:00 was not known.

Police were investigating.

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