[CENTURION] – Pedestrian hit-and-killed on R21 highway.
A man, believed to be in his 20s, was killed yesterday morning when he was struck by a light motor vehicle on the R21 south-bound in Centurion.
ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at 11h30 to find the find a light motor vehicle towards the right side of the highway. The body of a man, believed to be in his 20s, was found lying in front of the vehicle.
Paramedics assessed the man and found that he had sustained numerous injuries with rapidly diminishing vital signs.
CPR and advanced life support interventions were immediately initiated, in an effort to revive the patient.
Unfortunately, after some time, the man succumbed to his injuries. Nothing could be done for him and he was declared dead.
The driver of the vehicle was assessed treated and transported by another service to a nearby hospital.
Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.