Johannesburg - A 65-year-old man was killed and another person was seriously injured when their car veered off the R73 near Stanger Manor, KwaZulu-Natal, paramedics said on Saturday.

Paramedics arrived on the scene on Friday to find the car had overturned and come to rest down an embankment of around 50 meters, Netcare 911 spokeswoman Santi Steinmann said.

The man was declared dead on the scene, and the injured person was treated on scene then taken to hospital.

The cause of the accident was unclear. - Sapa