A man, believed to be in his 30s, was killed this evening after he was hit by a light motor vehicle on the N3 near the Church Street off-ramp in Pietermaritzburg.
ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene to find the body of a man lying on the barriers in the centre medium between the two highways.
On assessment, paramedics found that the man had sustained numerous fatal injuries. Unfortunately, nothing more could be done for the patient and he was declared dead on scene.
The driver of the light motor vehicle was assessed and found to have escaped injury.
It is understood that pedestrian failed to notice the oncoming vehicle as he crossed the highway.
Local authorities were on scene for further investigations.