South Africa 27.10.2016 04:26 pm

Man killed while crossing N1 highway in PTA

Man killed while trying to cross N-1 highway in PTA.

Man killed while trying to cross N-1 highway in PTA.

Two accidents occurred within 30 minutes of each other on the N1, and a man died in the second one.

A man was killed when a car ran him over on the N1 this afternoon in Pretoria, Pretoria North Rekord reports.

The man was trying to cross the highway when the accident happened.

According to Mike Gough from Pret Med paramedics, this was the second of two accidents that happened within half an hour between the Stormvoël off-ramp and Sefako Makgatho Drive in Pretoria North.

There were no injuries at the first accident, which happened at about 2pm. The second one, in which a man was run over, happened shortly after the first one.

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“The second accident happened at about 2.30pm, and it involved a vehicle that collided with a pedestrian,” Gough said.

The pedestrian was declared dead on the scene by paramedics.

“People can expect delays in the area because the police are currently on the scene investigating the accidents,” Gough said.

– Caxton News Service

 

 

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