The man’s VW Polo veered off the road and came to a stop in the centre median. Paramedics declared him dead at the scene.
Three divers recovered the body within 40 seconds.
Both bodies were recovered on Sunday.
A 19-year-old woman was found in the home’s garden after being hit by the man’s car, and sustained numerous injuries.
Pieter du Plessis of Orru said the man presented with an injury to one knee and scratches and bruises.

Accidents Rain and recklessness wreaks havoc on SA’s roads

Many people died in car accidents across the country over the weekend, with adverse weather conditions exacerbating the already treacherous roads.

Accidents Brave paramedics attend to helicopter crash in Crocodile River

The cause of the accident is being investigated.

Accidents Seven people killed in horror Harrismith crash

The only survivor from the Kombi, a 15-year-old boy, was found trapped in the vehicle, said ER24.

Accidents Swarm of bees attack family of 5 in Nelspruit

The bees allegedly attacked after the family drove over their hive.

Accidents 17 people left injured after bakkie rolls on N1 in Johannesburg

The injured were treated on the scene and transported to nearby hospitals. The cause of the accident is unknown at this stage.

Accidents Missing family of 5 rescued at Durban’s Krantzkloof Nature Reserve

All the family members were found to be in good health. 

Accidents Two maintenance workers die in sewerage pit at V&A Waterfront

The first body was retrieved at 22.23 and the second was retrieved around midnight.

Accidents Pregnant woman among three killed in Giyani taxi and ambulance crash

The 19-year-old pregnant woman was being transported to hospital to deliver when a taxi collided with an ambulance.

Accidents Union wants probe after woman killed in crash, farmworkers flung off back of truck

Western Cape Department of Transport spokesperson Jandre Bakker said one woman died in the accident. Thirteen people were injured.

Accidents Harmony’s Kusasalethu miner killed in drilling accident

Operations in the affected section have been suspended in the interim.

Accidents Eight people dead following five car crash on N3 in Free State

It was suspected that slippery roads due to rainy weather might have caused the fatal pile-up.

Accidents Crash between 2 taxis, truck near Karoo town leaves 8 dead

The driver of one of the taxis – who was the only occupant of the vehicle – died, while six passengers and the driver of the other taxi were killed in the collision.

Accidents A quiet Christmas long weekend with no fatalities on Gauteng roads – EMS services

The RTMC says more than 3000 motorists have been arrested throughout the country for violating traffic regulation since the start of December.

Accidents Teenager goes missing while swimming at Ouskip in Melkbosstrand

Despite an extensive air, sea and shoreline search there currently remains no sign of the teenager.




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