Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnaar said the driver of the car ran away after colliding with a taxi.
“A man and a woman sustained fatal injuries and were declared dead on the scene,” said ER24 spokesman Christo Venter. A third person died en route to hospital.
He said the injured, all of them passengers in the taxi, were taken to nearby hospitals. The occupants of the car all survived with minor injuries. Police were investigating.