Potchefstroom woman dies after being knocked by car

2018-01-06 20:21

Potchefstroom - A woman believed to be in her early 20s died after she was knocked down by a vehicle in Potchefstroom on Saturday afternoon, paramedics said.

Werner Vermaak, ER24 paramedics spokesperson, said their paramedics arrived at the accident scene on Nelson Mandela Drive at approximately 16:00.

"They found the woman lying on the middle island. Sadly, there was nothing that paramedics could do for her and she was declared dead at the scene," Vermaak said.

He said a bystander - believed to be her brother - explained to paramedics that they were walking across the road when he tried to push her out of the way before the car collided with her.

"However, the exact circumstances surrounding the collision will be investigated by the local authorities that attended the scene."

Two occupants of the vehicle were assessed by paramedics and they sustained no injuries, added Vermaak.

 

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