Distracted pedestrian run over on the R102

A pedestrian was seriously injured after he was run over on the northbound lane of the R102 at the Canelands, KZN robots this morning. 

Passing motorists reported the accident to Reaction Unit South Africa (RUSA). RUSA members were dispatched to the scene and on arrival located the pedestrian lying on the road. 

According to the driver of a white Isuzu bakkie, the pedestrian was talking on his cellphone while crossing the road. Due to the roads being wet, the driver of the bakkie was unable to stop in time and ran over the man. Other pedestrians confirmed the driver’s version of events. 

The driver of the bakkie was not injured in the accident.

Source: www.arrivealive.co.za