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Man flung from car in N1 crash

2012-06-20 09:12

Johannesburg - A man was killed and two others were injured when their car overturned on the N1 just before the Hammanskraal off-ramp in northern Gauteng on Wednesday, paramedics said.

Netcare911 spokesperson Jeffrey Wicks said the man died after being flung from the car.

"The man sustained critical injuries and was declared dead on the scene while two others were... trapped in the wreckage of the car."

He said the Jaws of Life and other rescue equipment were used to extricate the injured from the wreckage before they were taken to the Jubilee Hospital.

Comments
  • matthew.swanepoel.9 - 2012-06-20 09:48

    I have seen some horiffic accidents on the road. Things can go wrong very quickly.

  • kevin.moreland2 - 2012-06-20 09:55

    seatbelts!!!!!!!!!

  • Jake - 2012-06-20 09:56

    What caused the accident???BUT not wearing a seatbelt was definitly cause of his death!!!!Drivers must realise that they CAN be safer....Dying on a raod is not the way to go. See pics and vids of crashes on the website wwwfatalmovesdotcom

      mxotshwa - 2012-06-20 10:37

      thank for the website!!!

  • Mtk.the.poet - 2012-06-20 10:16

    #seat belt boys and girls

  • charlottemaphaha.kgadi - 2012-06-20 11:34

    What is the problem when putting seatbelt?now look we loose a life because of just sealtbelts common people. I drove car for 12yrs and has never 4gotten fo fasten the belts I I was never fined by traffic of for those kind of cases, and you dont get into my car and tell me you dont fasten the belt, my kids made a poke at me "is this the 1st thing they taught you at driving school mom I simply say yes"afriend of mine has a habit he only put belt when he sees officers whom are you fooling except yourself. Sorry for the guy my his soul rest i peace and may the injured one get a speedy recovery!

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