One killed, five injured in Welkom crash

2015-07-20 06:02
(File, Nielen de Klerk, News24)

(File, Nielen de Klerk, News24)

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Bloemfontein - One man was killed and five people were injured when their vehicle crashed into a tree in Welkom on Sunday night, paramedics said.

ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said that when they arrived at the scene, at the intersection of Tempest and Long roads in the Free State town, they found the car crushed against a tree.

The male driver was slumped on the front seat and was declared dead on the scene.

Five other people were injured. Two were critical and needed advanced life support.

They were taken to hospital for further treatment.

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