[NIETGEDACHT] – Pedestrian airlifted to hospital following collision.
A 23-year-old man was airlifted to hospital this morning after he was struck by a bakkie on the R512 bridge over the N14 in Nietgedacht.
ER2 paramedics arrived on the scene at 07h40 ton find the pedestrian lying on the sidewalk a short distance away from the bakkie.
Medics 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. Once treated, the man was airlifted by the ER24 Oneplan Helicopter to Lenmed Randfontein fur urgent treatment.
The driver of the bakkie was not found on the scene.
Local authorities will be investigating this matter further.