Incidents August 23, 2020
[MEYERTON] Pedestrian killed and first responder injured
A 34-year-old man has been knocked down and killed on the corner of Springbok and Bosbok Roads in Meyerton this evening. The first responder on the scene (a 41-year-old armed response officer) was also knocked down trying to direct traffic. He was found to have suffered moderate injuries.
ER24 paramedics were on scene at 19:43. The fatally injured pedestrian had already been declared dead on arrival and the Midvaal Fire Department had immobilised the officer. He was treated and transported to Vereeniging Mediclinic for further care.
It is unknown as to who knocked down and killed the 34-year-old man, but the South African Police Services were on the scene for further investigations.