Three men were killed, and two others left injured this morning when a light motor vehicle crashed into a tree on Letaba Road in Brackendowns, Alberton.
ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at 09h20 to find a light motor vehicle split into two. Several people were found lying around the wrecked car.
Medics assessed the patients and found that three men, believed to be in their 20s, and found that they had sustained numerous fatal injuries. Nothing could be done for them, and they were declared dead.
Two other patients were assessed and found to have sustained serious to critical injuries. The patients were treated and immediately transported to a nearby hospital for further care.
The details surrounding this incident are not yet known, but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.