Man hit-and-killed by truck on Escomb Road in New Germany, KwaZulu Natal

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A man, believed to be in his 60s, was killed this afternoon when he was knocked over by a truck on Escomb Road in New Germany, KwaZulu Natal.

ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at approximately 16h00 and found the body of the man lying in the left-hand lane of the road with the truck parked just a few feet away.

ER24 paramedics immediately assessed the man and found that he had sustained numerous, fatal injuries and showed no signs of life.

Unfortunately, nothing could be done for the man and he was declared dead on the scene.

The driver of the truck was assessed and found to have escaped injury.

The exact cause of this incident is not yet known but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.


Russel Meiring

ER24 Spokesperson