NEWSFLASH: Accident claims life in Centurion


A fatal car crash claimed a man’s life on the R21 highway in Centurion, close to Olifantsfontein early on Thursday morning.

A man believed to be in his twenties was declared dead by emergency medical and ambulance services.

ER24 spokesperson Russel Meirng said it is believed the man lost control of his vehicle, crashed through the barriers and slammed into a lamppost.

Also read: Centurion accident shocks Gauteng

“Our services were called out at 02:50 on Thursday morning where paramedics found the vehicle wrapped around a lamppost,” said Meiring.

Meiring said paramedics found the man inert in the wreckage.

“The Tshwane fire department was on the scene as well and had to use specialised tools to free the body. He was declared dead on the scene.”

Local authorities are investigating, said Meiring.

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