One person was killed and four others were injured, three seriously, when a car veered out of control and rolled on the R54 Villiers Road in Vaal Marina in Gauteng on Sunday afternoon. PHOTO: ER24

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One dead, four injured in Gauteng car crash

VAAL MARINA, April 9 – One person was killed and four others were injured, three seriously, when a car veered out of control and rolled on the R54 Villiers Road in Vaal Marina in Gauteng on Sunday afternoon, paramedics said.

When ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene just before 5pm they found a car on its roof in the veld alongside the road, ER24 spokeswoman Ineke van Huyssteen said.

“Upon further assessment, they found one person who had sustained fatal injuries and was declared dead at the scene.”

Three other patients sustained serious injuries and one sustained moderate injuries. Two of the seriously injured were airlifted to hospital by medical helicopter. ER24 and another medical service on the scene transported the two other injured people to hospital for further medical care. The cause of the accident was not yet known, Van Huyssteen said.

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