902 A crime scene expert takes pictures of the scene on 7th street in Linden where 3 men tried to hijack a woman after a chase with the police that started in Robindale. 190208. Picture: Bongiwe Mchunu

Johannesburg - A man was killed and three others were critically injured when three cars collided in Melville, Johannesburg, on Friday, paramedics said.

The accident happened at the corner of Beyers Naude and Judith roads around 11am, Johannesburg Emergency Management Services spokesman Robert Mulaudzi said.

“The man was confirmed dead at the scene.”

The three injured were treated on the scene before they were taken to a nearby hospital. - Sapa