Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run on N1 in Joburg

ER24 emergency vehicles park at a hospital. (Duncan Alfreds, News24)
ER24 emergency vehicles park at a hospital. (Duncan Alfreds, News24)

A pedestrian was killed after being hit by a vehicle on the N1 South near Maraisburg in Johannesburg on Friday night, paramedics have confirmed.

ER24 spokesperson Ineke van Huyssteen said in a statement the man was found lying in the fast lane shortly before 19:00.

"Upon further assessment, the man was found to have sustained fatal injuries. He was declared dead at the scene by paramedics," she said.

Police were at the scene and are investigating.

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