Dead man found lying in the middle of road in Roodepoort

2019-03-24 17:22
ER24 response vehicle.

ER24 response vehicle. (Supplied)

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A man believed to be in his 40s was killed on Saturday night when he was knocked over by a taxi at the R41 and Gustav Road in Roodepoort.

According to a statement, ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at 22:45 on Saturday to find the body of a man lying in the middle of the road.

"Paramedics assessed the man and found that he had sustained numerous injuries and showed no signs of life," said ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring. 

"Nothing could be done for him and he was declared dead. The driver of the taxi escaped injury."

Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.

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