Incidents July 12, 2021
[WELKOM] – Man struck and killed by light motor vehicle.
A man, believed to be in his 40s, was killed this evening when he was struck by a light motor vehicle on Pretorius Street in Welkom, Free State.
ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at 19h54 and found the light motor vehicle on the side of the road. The pedestrian was found lying beneath the car.
Medics extricated the man and assessed him, finding that he had already succumbed to his numerous injuries. Nothing could be done for him, and he was declared dead.
The driver of the vehicle escaped injury.
Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.