Three killed, five injured in Soweto accident

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Three people were killed and five others injured in a head-on collision in Soweto, Johannesburg.

The accident occurred near Dobsonville just off Main Reef Road on Tuesday evening, ER24 spokesperson Pieter Rossouw said. “The collision involved a sedan and a bakkie,” he said.

“Paramedics attended the scene and found that the injured patients had sustained injuries ranging from minor to serious.” There was nothing paramedics could do for the three deceased patients, Rossouw said.

The injured patients were transported by emergency medical services to nearby hospitals for further treatment.

The cause of this incident remains unknown, local authorities were on scene for further investigation.

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