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National 7.5.2017 01:42 pm

Fatal hit-and-run on N3 near Pietermaritzburg

A pedestrian has died in an apparent hit-and-run accident near Pietermaritzburg in KwaZulu-Natal. Photo: Netcare 911

A pedestrian has died in an apparent hit-and-run accident near Pietermaritzburg in KwaZulu-Natal. Photo: Netcare 911

Paramedics found that the victim had sustained severe trauma and had died of his injuries prior to their arrival.

A pedestrian has died in an apparent hit-and-run accident near Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal paramedics said on Sunday.

Netcare 911 paramedics responded to reports of a pedestrian accident on the N3 near the Hilton Avenue off-ramp in Hilton, Pietermaritzburg at about 11.30pm on Saturday night, Netcare 911 spokesman Nicholas Dollman said.

“Paramedics found that the victim had sustained severe trauma and had died of his injuries prior to their arrival. The victim was an adult male in his 40s. At the time, the vehicle involved in the incident was not at the scene and it appeared that the deceased had been a victim of a hit-and-run,” Dollman said.

– African News Agency (ANA)

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