South Africa: Pedestrian Killed, Another Injured in Vehicle Knock Down

1 August 2020

Kingsway — A woman was killed and a man was left injured this morning after they were knocked down by a vehicle on the N2 highway in Kingsway, Amanzimtoti.

When ER24 paramedics arrived at the scene at approximately 08h30, they found another medical service already at the scene attending to the injured. Upon further assessment, they found the woman lying in the road and the man seated. The woman was found to be in a critical condition and advanced life support interventions were immediately initiated. Despite the best efforts of the paramedics, the woman unfortunately succumbed to her multiple injuries at the scene and was declared dead. The man sustained minor to moderate injuries. He was transported to hospital for further medical care.

The man and woman were apparently walking with their dog when the incident happened. The dog was found unharmed at the scene.

The exact circumstances surrounding the incident is not known to our paramedics, but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.

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