Two killed in Bloem, Carletonville crashes

2015-02-28 12:16
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Johannesburg - Two men have died in separate accidents overnight in Carletonville, Gauteng, and Bloemfontein, Free State, paramedics said on Saturday.

A man was killed and four others were injured on the R500 near Carletonville, in western Gauteng, in a head-on collision, Netcare 911 spokesperson Santi Steinmann said.

The man was declared dead on the scene around 17:00 on Friday.

The other four people sustained serious to critical injuries and were taken to a nearby hospital for further treatment.

In a separate accident, another man was killed and four people were seriously injured when the cars they were travelling in collided on Nelson Mandela Drive in Bloemfontein on Friday night.

The injured were taken to a nearby hospital for further treatment.

The causes of both accidents would be investigated.

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