Man killed, pregnant woman and child injured in Northern Cape crash

2015-09-17 12:02
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Johannesburg - A man died while a pregnant woman and a 3-year-old child were injured when a car overturned in Batlharos near Kuruman in the Northern Cape, paramedics said on Thursday.

The man, 37, was believed to have been driving the car with the woman and child as passengers when he lost control, ER24 spokesperson Chitra Bodasing said.

The man was thrown from the car when it overturned.

ER24 paramedics and other emergency services found the man under the car when they arrived at the scene.

He had sustained fatal injuries.

"The woman, believed to be six months pregnant, was found sitting on the pavement with her child," Bodasing said.

"The woman and child.. were assessed and found to have sustained minor injuries."

They were treated and taken to hospital for further treatment.

The cause of the accident was unknown. Authorities were investigating.

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