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One killed, another critical in freak incident in Claremont, Johannesburg

A man in his 50s was killed, and a 19-year-old woman left critically injured in a freak incident on Princess Road in Claremont, west of Johannesburg.

At 13h48 ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene to find that a light motor vehicle had crashed through a fence and had collided with a woman.

On closer inspection,  medics found a man lying in the driver's seat of the vehicle with a gunshot wound while a 19-year-old woman was found lying in the garden.

Medics assessed the patients and found that the driver had already succumbed to his gunshot wound. Nothing could be done for him, and he was declared dead.

The woman was assessed and found to have sustained numerous injuries leaving her in critical condition.

Medics treated the woman and provided her with advanced life support interventions before she was transported to Helen Joseph Provincial Hospital for further care.

Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.
 

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