Pedestrian killed in road crash before the R554 turn-off in Germinston

A man in his 30s was killed this morning after he was hit by a truck and light motor vehicle on the N3 before the R554 turn-off in Germinston, Johannesburg South.

ER24 paramedics arrived on scene and found the man lying in the slow lane of the highway. Traffic had already started to back up due to the incident.

On assessment, paramedics discovered that the man had sustained fatal injuries to his head and chest. He was later declared dead on scene.

It is believed the man was attempting to cross the road when he was hit by the truck followed by the light motor vehicle.

The drivers from both vehicles fortunately did not sustain any injuries.

Local authorities were on scene for further investigations.

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