Pedestrian killed trying to cross the road
A young man believed to be in his mid 20’s was killed this afternoon after being knocked down by a vehicle. According to witnesses, the man was trying to cross over Houer road in City Deep in order to buy food on the other side. The large truck and trailer was travelling down the same street and the two collided. It is believed to have been the trailer section that knocked the man down and it actually went over the top part of his body. His injuries had left him deceased even prior to the arrival of paramedics. Initial assessments revealed no signs of life and he was declared dead. Police are still investigating the case.