Man dies in Soweto accident

2012-03-26 07:42

Johannesburg - A man was killed and three other people were seriously injured when two cars collided head-on on East Street near the Gibbs Road junction in Devland, Soweto, on Sunday evening, paramedics said.

"Common cause information suggests that while negotiating a bend, a man lost control of his car which veered into oncoming traffic. The two vehicles collided and skidded to a halt in the junction," spokesperson Jeffrey Wicks said.

Paramedics arrived at the scene to find the driver of the offending vehicle sustained critical injuries and died as a result.

Three occupants of the other car were in a serious condition and were stabilised at the scene before they were transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital, Wicks said.