Pedestrian critical after hit-and-run
A woman in her late twenties sustained critical injuries when a vehicle struck her this morning on Longmore Drive in Crystal Park, Benoni. When paramedics arrived on the scene they found the woman lying on the pavement. Bystanders explained that they pulled her from the middle of the road shortly after the incident occurred. Upon assessment they [paramedics] found that she sustained critical head injuries. She was treated on the scene before being rushed off to a nearby hospital for further medical treatment. It is understood that the vehicle collided with her when she tried to cross the road. Some of the bystanders explained that the vehicle immediately sped off after colliding with her. The incident was handed over to the Ekurhuleni Metro Police Department for investigation.