Road crashes leave two dead

2016-09-19 09:24
a man was killed when a car overturned on Milkyway in Mariannhill near Durban. (ER24)

a man was killed when a car overturned on Milkyway in Mariannhill near Durban. (ER24)

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Johannesburg - A man was killed and three other people were injured when a car overturned on a dirt road on the outskirts of Potchefstroom late on Sunday night.

ER24 spokesperson Werner Vermaak said medics arrived at the scene to find a car lying on its roof at the roadside.

"It appears that the driver lost control over the vehicle and crashed through a fence and gate on the side of the road. A man was found with fatal injuries a few meters away from the vehicle," he said.

"Another two men and a woman were found on scene with various injuries ranging from fractures to cuts and bruises," Vermaak added.

He said that cause of the crash was unknown.

In another incident a man was killed when a car overturned on Milkyway in Mariannhill near Durban.

Vermaak said the car had veered from the road and overturned.

A second man sustained minor injuries and was transported to a nearby hospital by ambulance.

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