Man hit and killed by car

2010-03-12 00:00

AN unidentified man died when he was knocked down by a car in Town Bush Road yesterday afternoon.

ER24 spokesman Derrick Banks said the man, in his 30s, was hit by a VW Golf near Grey’s Hospital and suffered traumatic injuries.

Paramedics intubated the injured man and tried to resuscitate him, but he died before he was taken to hospital.

The driver of the vehicle had no visible injuries.

In an earlier accident on the R56 near Tala Valley, a car sideswiped a minibus taxi carrying school children.

The children were not injured, but the two teachers in the other vehicle suffered minor injuries.

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