Two killed while crossing N7

A man died after being hit by two cars on the N7.

A man was killed after two cars hit him on the N7, in Dunoon, on Thursday morning August 11.

“ER24 paramedics, along with other services, arrived on the scene and found the lifeless body of a man lying in the middle of one of the lanes,” said ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring.

“Local authorities closed off one of the lanes while paramedics assessed the patient. It was found that the man had sustained numerous, fatal injuries. Unfortunately, nothing could be done for the patient and he was declared dead on the scene,” said Mr Meiring.

It is believed the man had been trying to cross the busy highway when he was knocked down. Both drivers escaped injury.

Milnerton police spokeswoman Warrant officer Daphne O’Reilly said police are investigating a culpable homicide case.

* One pedestrian was killed on the N7 in Dunoon last Friday, August 12. According to Byron La Hoe from the Department of Transport and Public Works at around 6.30am the pedestrian was killed by a light delivery vehicle.