NEWSFLASH: Pedestrian killed in accident

A pedestrian was killed when a taxi knocked him over in Rooihuiskraal on Wednesday afternoon.

ER24 paramedics found the man, believed to have been in his thirties, lying in the middle of the road, said spokesperson Russel Meiring.

The taxi had come to a stop just a short distance away.

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Meiring said the man suffered numerous serious injuries and showed no signs of life.

“Nothing could be done for the man and he was declared dead on the scene.”

The taxi driver escaped injury.

Local authorities were investigating, said Meiring.

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