Incidents March 31, 2020
[PIETERMARIZBURG CBD] – Woman struck and killed by taxi.
A woman, believed to be in her 40s, was killed this morning when she was struck by a taxi at the Loop and East Road Intersection in Pietermaritzburg CBD.
ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene to find the woman lying on the side of the road. The taxi that had struck the woman was found parked a short distance away, showing serious damage to the windshield.
Medics assessed the woman and found that she had sustained a significant injury to her head and showed no signs of life. Unfortunately, nothing could be done for her and she was declared dead.
Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.