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TWO peo­ple were killed when their crashed car into a tree on Houtkop Road in Vereenig­ing, Gaut­eng, ER24 paramedics said yes­ter­day.

ER24 spokesper­son Rus­sel Meir­ing said paramedics ar­rived on the scene on Sun­day af­ter­noon and dis­cov­ered the body of a man ly­ing out­side the ve­hi­cle. “Un­for­tu­nately the man had al­ready suc­cumbed to his in­juries. Noth­ing could be done for him and he was de­clared dead by pro­vin­cial ser­vices,” he said.

Meir­ing said a sec­ond pa­tient, a man, was in a crit­i­cal con­di­tion. The man was treated for his in­juries, pro­vided with ad­vanced life sup­port in­ter­ven­tions and taken to Se­bo­keng pro­vin­cial hospi­tal.

“Un­for­tu­nately, af­ter a few min­utes in hospi­tal, the man suc­cumbed to his in­juries. Lo­cal au­thor­i­ties were on the scene for fur­ther in­ves­ti­ga­tions,” said Meir­ing

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