The wreckage of cars involved in a fatal collision in Benoni. Two people died. Picture supplied by ER24

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Benoni car crash leaves two dead and another critical

JOHANNESBURG, August 10 – Two men were killed and another was critically injured when a light car and a panel van collided on Birch Road in Benoni.

ER24 Spokesperson Russel Meiring said the fatal crash happened at 22.30 on Wednesday. Paramedics found the “lifeless bodies” of two men inside the light motor vehicle. “Assessments showed that the med showed no signs of life,” said Meiring adding that they were declared dead.

The driver of the panel van was found lying outside his vehicle. He had sustained numerous injuries and was in a critical condition.

Meiring said treatment and advanced life support interventions were immediately initiated, in an effort to stabilise his vital signs. Once treated, the man was airlifted to Mediclinic Sandton.

Local authorities were on the scene and were investigating the cause of the crash..

– African News Agency (ANA)

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