Benoni crash leaves 2 dead, five injured

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Image credit: Thinkstock

An accident along Great North Road near Louisa Road in Brentwood Park, Benoni, last night left two people dead and five people injured.

Netcare 911 spokesperson Santi Steinmann said paramedics and other services found the crumpled remains of two vehicles following a side impact accident when they arrived at the scene.

“Upon assessment of the occupants, paramedics found that a man and woman travelling in the one vehicle tragically lost their lives during the crash. In the other vehicle, they found one person sustained serious injuries and four people sustained moderate injuries in the accident,” said Steinmann.

“All the injured patients were treated at the scene and transported to hospital for further medical care.”
Steinmann added that detail surrounding the cause of the crash and preceding events remain the subject of a police investigation.

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