Johannesburg - A person has been killed and seven others were seriously injured when a car overturned in Bedfordview, Johannesburg, paramedics said on Sunday.

The vehicle collided with the barrier on Saturday on the N3 before the Gillooly's interchange, said Netcare 911 spokesman Santi Steinmann.

The injured were treated on the scene before they were taken to hospital.

“Exact detail to the cause of the accident and preceding events will remain the subject of a police investigation.”