Germiston pedestrian crash leaves man critical

A man is in a critical condition following a pedestrian accident on Joubert Street in Delville, Germiston this morning.

Netcare 911 paramedics arrived at the scene and found a man, believed to be in his twenties, lying on the roadway after he was knocked over by a motor vehicle.

Upon assessment, paramedics found that the man had sustained multiple injuries and the man was in a critical condition.

The injured man was treated at the scene, placed on a trauma board and rushed to hospital for the urgent medical treatment he required, under the care of an advanced life support paramedic.

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

The driver of the motor vehicle was not injured during the accident.