Three dead: Johannesburg accident kills three men in Houghton

Our deadly roads have taken three young lives as we approach the dreaded festive season as far as car crashes in Mzansi. Johannesburg’s Houghton became the scene of an accident that killed three men on Friday night, Emer-G-Med paramedics said on Saturday.


The report says the three men were killed while driving on the city’s M1 late on Friday. The vehicle overturned a handful of times, including a crash into another vehicle.

“On arrival multiple patients were treated and transported. Sadly three patients succumbed to their injuries,” Emer-G-Med initial report said on social media.

“Emer-G-Med paramedics arrived on the scene to find the LDV had overturned several times, crossing the centre median, crashing into another vehicle before coming to a rest on its roof,” Emer-G-Med said in a statement as quoted by TimesLIVE.

It is believed the dead trio are aged between 20 and 30. They died on the scene after they were ejected out of the car as the automobile rolled over several times.

“They were declared dead on arrival of paramedics,” the emergency medical services statement concluded.


A Washington woman is unbelievably lucky to be alive. She survived with minor injuries after a giant truck crushed her Nissan Altima in half.

According to the report, the unnamed lady escaped the horror collision with mere injuries despite the huge squash down. The dreadful accident was confirmed by a local officer’s post that went viral worldwide on social media.

“A woman driving a car in Washington is lucky to be alive after her car was completely destroyed in a crash with a semi-truck,” the WSVN reported.

“Washington State Patrol District 7 Public Information Officer Rocky Oliphant tweeted photos showing the remnants of what used to be a red Nissan Altima folded underneath a semi-truck.”

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