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Gauteng | One Person Was Killed, Two Injured When Vehicle Crashes Into Parking Lot, Jhb

A man was killed and two others sustained moderate injuries when their vehicle crashed down an embankment into the parking lot of a hardware store in Johannesburg South this morning.

At approximately 7.30am paramedics from ER24 and other services arrived on the scene where they found the bakkie lying on its side in the parking lot next to the

N12 highway near Kliprivier off-ramp. Bystanders explained that the vehicle crashed through the barrier and the fence before it landed in the parking lot. Sadly, one of the occupants was found with fatal injuries. There was nothing that paramedics could do for him and he was declared dead on the scene. The driver and another occupant were treated on the scene for moderate injuries before they were transported to a nearby hospital for further care.

The exact circumstances surrounding the incident is not yet known. Local authorities attended the scene and will investigate.

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