Pretoria Menlyn pedestrian accident leaves man critical

A man was injured following a pedestrian accident on Garsfontein Road in Menlyn this afternoon.

Netcare 911 paramedics and other services arrived at the scene and found the injured man lying on the roadway after he was knocked over by a vehicle.

Upon assessment of the man, paramedics found that the fifty-year-old man sustained critical injuries during the accident.

The critically injured man was treated at the scene and rushed to hospital for the urgent medical care that he required.

Exact detail surrounding the cause of the accident and preceding events will remain the subject of a police investigation.

The occupants from the vehicle were not injured during the accident.

Traffic is severely affected as two lanes had been closed down resulting in heavy backed up traffic.