Nine killed in East Rand crash

accidentNine people, including two children, were killed in an accident on the R25 near Kempton Park, east of Johannesburg, emergency workers said on Monday.

Six other people were injured when a light delivery vehicle and another car collided head-on, said Netcare 911 spokeswoman Santi Steinmann.

The accident occurred on Sunday at around 11pm.

The injured people were treated on the scene before being transported to nearby hospitals.

Steinmann said police were investigating the cause of the accident. – Sapa