Rorisang Kgosana
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16 Jun 2016
3:41 pm

Man killed when car lands on him

Rorisang Kgosana

A man's car rolled in Pretoria, he was flung from it, and it then landed on him.

A man was killed when his car overturned and landed on top of him in Equestrian, Pretoria, shortly after midnight on Thursday, Rekord East reported.

Netcare 911 spokesperson Athlenda Mathe said the man, believed to be in his forties, was flung from the car on Solomon Mahlangu Drive.

“Reports from the scene indicate that, while the vehicle rolled several times, the driver was flung from the vehicle and the vehicle then landed on top of him.”

Mathe said the man was still trapped underneath the car when paramedics arrived.

“He was declared dead on the scene by paramedics.”

Police were investigating the events that led to the accident.

Paramedics declared the man dead at the scene. Photo: Netcare 911

Paramedics declared the man dead at the scene. Photo: Netcare 911

– Caxton News Service