Man 'became wedged in windscreen'

2012-04-05 22:41

Johannesburg - A man died when he was knocked down by a car on the R59 near Viljoenskroon in the Free State on Thursday, paramedics said.

Netcare 911 spokesperson Jeffrey Wicks said the man was crossing the road when the car struck him.

"Netcare 911 paramedics arrived at the scene to find that the man had become wedged in the windscreen of the car and had died as a result of injuries he had sustained."

  • wesleywt - 2012-04-06 05:43

    For some reason the drive to survive doesn't exist in pedestrians. Especially for those who cross the highways UNDERNEATH highway crossing bridges.

  • nicola.killops - 2012-04-06 09:10

    I know that road. They pop out of the long grass on the centre island and there is no time to react. As sad as it is, my sympathy lies with the driver that has to live with that image.

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