02062010. Members of the ER24 were stoped by the members of the Tshwane Metro Police and told that something was wrong with they lights Picture: Sizwe Ndingane

Five men died when their car hit the back wheel of a bus on the N4 at Ngodwana, in Mpumalanga, on Friday night, said paramedics.

Hydraulic equipment was used to free their bodies from their extensively damaged Fiat Uno, said ER24 spokeswoman Vanessa Jackson.

She said there were no passengers in the bus at the time of the crash. - Sapa