Incidents July 27, 2020
[PHILLIPPI] – Pedestrain struck-and-killed by minibus.
A man in his 30s was killed last night when he was struck by a minibus on Vanguard Drive in Phillippi, Western Cape.
ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at 21h00 to find the man lying in the middle of the road. The minibus was found parked on the side of the road.
Paramedics 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 provided with several advanced life support interventions. While paramedics were loading the patient into the ambulance, his vital signs rapidly diminished.
Despite their best efforts, paramedics were unable to revive the patient.
The details surrounding this incident are not yet known, but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.