[CARLETONVILLE] – Pedestrian struck by bakkie, left critically injured.
A man, believed to be in his 30s, was left critically injured last night when he was struck by a bakkie on the R500 in Caletonville.
ER24 medics arrived on the scene at 17h58 to find the pedestrian lying on the side of the road. The bakkie that had struck the man was found parked a short distance away.
Medics assessed the man and found that he had sustained numerous injuries and was in a critical condition.
The man was treated for his injuries and was thereafter rushed to Carletonville Provincial hospital for further care.
The driver of the bakkie fortunately escaped injury.
Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.