Pedestrian seriously injured in a collision in Belville
A man was left seriously injured this morning when he was struck by a taxi at the Charl Malan and Kerk intersection in Bellville in the Western Cape.
ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at 09h05 to find the taxi on the side of the road. The male pedestrian was found lying next to the patient on the sidewalk.
It is understood that members of the public had pulled the man from beneath the vehicle.
Medics assessed the man and found that he had sustained several injuries and was in a serious condition.
The man was treated and provided with pain-relief medication before he was transported to Tygerberg Provincial Hospital for further care.
Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.