Pedestrian struck and killed in a hit-and-run incident in Paulshof

This morning, a man in his 40s was killed in a hit-and-run incident on Witkoppen Road in Paulshof.

ER24 arrived at 06h53 to find a man in his 40s lying in the middle of the road. A taxi and a light motor vehicle were parked a short distance away.

Medics assessed the man and found that he had sustained numerous injuries and showed no signs of life. Unfortunately, nothing could be done for him, and he was declared dead.

It is understood that the first vehicle that had struck the man was not found.

The details surrounding this incident are not yet known, but local authorities were on the scene to investigate further.