Mechanic killed in Pretoria pile-up
Johannesburg - A man was killed and four others were injured in a five car pile-up in Pretoria on Tuesday, paramedics said.
Three vehicles collided with a broken down car on DF Malan Drive near the Van Der Hoff Road R514 junction, Netcare 911 spokesperson Jeffrey Wicks said.
Another car was parked in front of the broken down vehicle. A mechanic was working on the engine of the broken down car.
He was crushed between the two stationary vehicles by the force of the three-car collision.
"Despite paramedics' best efforts to stabilise him, he died at the scene."
Four other people were taken to nearby hospitals.