2 people killed in Benoni car explosion

Authorities have opened a case for further investigations.

FILE: Two people have been killed in a car explosion in Benoni. Picture: EWN.

JOHANNESBURG - Two people have been killed in a car explosion in Benoni on the East Rand this morning.

It is understood the vehicle lost control, hit a lamp pole, rolled and then exploded.

Authorities have opened a case for further investigations.

ER 24's Chitra Bodasing says, "When ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene, they found the vehicle engulfed in flames. Fire and rescue services extinguished the fire. Unfortunately there was nothing paramedics could do for the people in the vehicle."