Man killed in Joburg accident

2015-01-10 22:35
Nielen de Klerk, News24

Nielen de Klerk, News24

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Johannesburg - A man was killed and eight others were injured when a bakkie they were travelling in was hit by a bus in Lehae, near Lenasia, south of Johannesburg, paramedics said on Saturday.

The man's body was found on the side of Primrose drive, said ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring.

"It is believed the man was ejected from the bakkie in the collision."

The driver of the bus apparently lost control of his vehicle, causing it to rear-end the bakkie. He then fled the scene.

They had all been travelling in the bakkie, Meiring said.

The injured were treated on the scene before being taken to hospital for further treatment.

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