Male pedestrian killed in a crash in Kempton Park

On Tuesday 28 November 2023 at 07:20, the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Police Department (EMPD) Freeway Patrol Unit Officers, responded to a crash on the R21 freeway direction south, between R23/Benoni on ramp and the Pomona off-ramp, in Kempton Park area where a 35-year old male pedestrian, succumbed to his injuries, after he was knocked over by a Light Delivery Vehicle (LDV).

On arrival, Officers found the motionless body covered in a space blanket, occupying the middle lane, next to the damaged white Ford Ranger (LDV). The medical expert on site, declared the pedestrian dead, on the scene. The LDV male driver, who was alone in the vehicle, at the time of the crash, didn’t sustain any visible injuries but, was treated for shock by paramedics, on site.

A case of culpable homicide, was registered at the Kempton Park police station where further investigations, will be conducted because currently, we are not sure what actually happened, before the accident/crash.