Johannesburg - A man in his 30s was killed when his car crashed into a streetlight pole in Benoni North on Friday night, paramedics said.

ER24 spokeswoman Vanessa Jackson said that paramedics arrived on the scene around 10pm to find the man's car badly damaged at the corner of Elgin and Great North Roads.

The man was declared dead on the scene.

The cause of the accident was not immediately known. - Sapa