Car crashes into tree in Kempton Park, 1 dead

Officials say the pair was flung from their vehicle during the crash.

Paramedics reported to the scene in the early hours of this morning and found the two occupants of the car lying in the middle of the road. Picture: @ER24EMS.

JOHANNESBURG - One person has been killed and another seriously injured after the car they were traveling in crashed into a tree in Kempton Park.

Paramedics reported to the scene in the early hours of this morning and found the two occupants of the car lying in the middle of the road.

Officials say the pair was flung from their vehicle during the crash.

Both men were rushed to a nearby hospital where the surviving passenger is still being treated.

ER24 spokesperson Werner Vermaak said, "Despite all the efforts of the doctor and the paramedics on the scene and at the hospital, the man lost his life. He was declared dead in hospital. The exact cause of the incident is not yet known."