Johannesburg - Two men died after being run over by a car in Houghton on Wednesday, Gauteng paramedics said.

“Upon their (paramedics) arrival on scene they found that two men had tragically lost their lives after they were knocked over by a motor vehicle,” said Netcare 911 spokeswoman Santi Steinmann.

The accident occurred on Louis Botha Avenue at 6am.

The cause of the accident was being investigated by police, she said. - Sapa