Young man killed by car on N2

2015-06-06 20:26
Ambulance. (Duncan Alfreds, News24)

Ambulance. (Duncan Alfreds, News24)

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Cape Town - A pedestrian believed to be in his early 20s was killed after being hit by a car on the N2 heading toward Cape Town at the Vanguard turnoff earlier on Saturday.

ER24 paramedics, Metro as well as other services arrived on the scene and found the man on the outbound lane.

It is understood the man was flung between 15m and 20m away from where a car had hit him, said ER24 spokesperson Chitra Bodasing.

The man was assessed and it was found that he had sustained multiple severe injuries. Unfortunately there was nothing paramedics could do for him and he was declared dead at the scene.

The exact cause of the incident is unknown. Authorities are investigating.

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