Pretoria - Two people were killed and three were injured in an accident on the R21 in Cornwall Hill, Pretoria, on Sunday morning, paramedics said.

Around 8am paramedics found that a car, with five occupants, had overturned, said Netcare 911 spokeswoman Santi Steinmann.

One of the survivors was critically injured and the other two had moderate injuries. They were treated on the scene before being taken to hospital.

The cause of the accident was unclear and would be investigated. - Sapa