One dead, one injured as bakkie rolls in Johannesburg

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JOHANNESBURG, February 25 – A man was killed and another was injured when the bakkie they were traveling in veered off the road and rolled in Meadow Road in Modderfontein, Johannesburg late on Saturday night, paramedics said.

ER24 paramedics were called to the incident at about 10.30pm, ER24 spokeswoman Annine Siddall said on Sunday.

ER24 treated a man, believed to be 29 years old, for moderate injuries. He was transported to a nearby hospital for further medical care. A man, believed to be 26 years old, was declared dead by other emergency services on the scene.

The fire department and Gauteng traffic police were on the scene to investigate. At this stage, the cause of the accident was unknown, Siddall said.

– African News Agency (ANA)