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17 Nov 2015
8:02 am

Five dead, two injured in M1 accident

Citizen reporter

It is alleged the victims were on the back of a bakkie that rolled.

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Five people have died and two others are in a critical condition after a bakkie they were in rolled on the M1 between Marlboro and Grayston Drive in Sandton.

According to EWN, the five people were declared dead on the scene after they were ejected from the vehicle. Two more who were in a critical condition were then taken to hospital.

Netcare 911’s spokesperson Chris Botha said the two critically injured were transported to nearby hospitals with advanced life support paramedics treating them, Speaking to EWN.

It is also reported that the whole road was closed because bodies were lying on both the north and sound bound, spread across the roads.