Two dead, 5 injured in Worcester accidents

2013-08-31 16:33

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Johannesburg - Two people were killed and five injured in two separate accidents near Worcester in the Western Cape on Saturday, paramedics said.

ER24 spokesperson Vanessa Jackson said that they had been called to Robertson Road very early on Saturday morning after a BMW had crashed into a bakkie.

A security guard had stopped to assist a man who'se vehicle had broken down and while they were standing on the side of the road the BMW crashed into the security bakkie.

The owner of the broken down vehicle was killed and the security guard and BMW driver were injured.

Both were taken to nearby hospitals.

In a separate accident a man was killed and two people and a baby injured when a truck carrying wine from Johannesburg overturned on the N1 at Townsriver, said Jackson.

The driver, a woman and her baby were injured.

"Another man was found on the scene but it is not clear if he had been an occupant or whether he had been walking along the road," said Jackson.

Police are investigating.
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