A man and a 9-year-old boy was killed and a woman and a 3-year-old boy left injured this afternoon when their vehicle rolled on the N2, approximately 25km outside of Ermelo.

ER24 paramedics, along with several other services, arrived on the scene at 15h30 to find the light motor vehicle in the middle of the road. The four occupants were found lying on the side of the road.

Medics assessed the patients and found that a man in his 20s and a 9-year-old boy had sustained numerous injuries. Unfortunately, nothing could be done for them and they were declared dead.

The woman in her 20s and the 3-year-old boy were assessed and found to have sustained moderate injuries. They were treated and thereafter transported to a nearby hospital for further care.

Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.