A man believed to be approximately fifty years of age has been killed whilst attempting to cross the Ruth First Highway earlier tonight.
Crisis Medical paramedics arrived on the scene of the north bound carriage way, near to the Umhlanga Rocks area, shortly after 10PM on Wednesday. On arrival paramedics found the man lying in the roadway, having suffered fatal injuries, after being struck by a light motor vehicle.
Unfortunately there was nothing paramedics could do to assist and the man was declared deceased on arrival.
The driver of the vehicle involved did not sustain any injury.
The cause of the collision and the events preceeding it are unknown and will form subject of a South African Police Services investigation.
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