Female pedestrian dies in hospital after North Coast Road smash

A female believed to be in her early thirties has sadly lost her life following a pedestrian vehicle accident on North Coast Road, at the intersection of Victor Road this morning.

Crisis Medical paramedics arrived on the scene shortly after 06h30 to find the lady lying in the roadway, having sustained a traumatic brain injury and in a state of cardiac arrest.

Advanced life support intervention was quickly administered and after a lengthy effort of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), a pulse was restored and the patient was rushed to a local hospital in a critical condition under advanced care.

Unfortunately the ladies injuries were to severe and shortly after hand over at hospital, she was declared deceased by the doctor on duty.

The driver and single occupant of the vehicle which struck her, did not sustain any serious injury and was attended to on scene.

Witnesses allege the pedestrian crossed the busy road way out of the designated pedestrian crossing areas and was unfortunately struck by the vehicle at high speed.

Our condolences go out to the ladies family and loved ones.

The local authorities were on scene and an investigation is underway.

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