Four killed in Carletonville crash

2012-06-10 22:26

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Johannesburg - Four people died and two were injured in a head-on collision on the R501 in Carletonville west of Johannesburg, paramedics said on Sunday.

Paramedics arrived at the scene after 18:00 where a BMW and a Nissan Almera collided, ER24 spokesperson Werner Vermaak said.

"Paramedics found all four of the occupants in the Nissan with fatal injuries."

He said two women, believed to be between the ages of 20 and 26 years, and two men, between the ages of 30 and 40 years, were declared dead on the scene.

The two occupants of the BMW sustained critical injuries and were stabilised on the scene before being taken to a local hospital.

"The exact cause of this incident is not yet known and will be investigated by the local authorities," Vermaak said.

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