Westville woman hit and killed when struck by light motor vehicle

A woman, believed to be in her 40s, was killed this morning when she was struck by a light motor vehicle on the M13 in Westville, KwaZulu Natal.

ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at approximately 09h20, finding the body of a woman lying in the middle of the road. A bystander had already begun performing CPR.

Paramedics immediately took over from the patient, providing her with CPR and advanced life support interventions.

Unfortunately, after 25 minutes, no vital signs returned and the woman was sadly declared dead.

The driver of the vehicle, a woman, was assessed and found to have escaped injury.

Local authorities will be launching an investigation into the matter.