Boksburg accident kills one

Paramedics say a car crashed into a fence and overturned landing on its roof on Sunday.

FILE: ER24 paramedics attended the scene of an accident on Main Reef Road in Boksburg on Sunday in which one person was killed and another wounded. Picture: www.er24.co.za

JOHANNESBURG - A person has been killed and another is injured following an accident on Main Reef Road in Boksburg on the East Rand.

Paramedics say a car crashed into a fence and overturned landing on its roof on Sunday.

ER24's Vanessa Jackson says a man in his 30s died on the scene.

"The vehicle crashed down and landed on its roof in an over flow canal and we had the driver of the vehicle trapped inside. Sadly he died on the scene due the extensive nature of his injuries.

"The passenger suffered fatal injuries and he had to be cut out of the vehicle using the jaws of life."