Pedestrian Killed: Ottawa – KwaZulu Natal
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A pedestrian was killed after he was knocked down at the R102 and Kisson Road intersection in Verulam this afternoon.
At approximately 16:35 members of Reaction Unit South Africa were called out to the scene by a passing motorist reporting the accident. Upon arrival the critically injured man was found lying in the centre of the road. He was bleeding extensively from an injury to his head.
While stabilising the pedestrian he went into cardiac arrest. Medics from RUSA, KZN VIP and Netcare 911 commenced Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) however due to the extent of his injuries he demised on scene.
It is alleged that the deceased was crossing the road during peak traffic when he was run over by the driver of a Hyundai Accent. He landed several metres away from the point of impact.
The driver of the vehicle was not injured in the accident.