A man was killed in the early hours of this morning after he was hit by a vehicle on one of the roads in Betlhehem, Free State.
According to Emergency Medical Services spokesperson, Sipho Towa, when paramedics arrived on the scene, they found that the man had already succumbed to his fatal injuries.
Nothing more could be done for the man and he was declared dead on the scene. The driver of the vehicle that ran into him is also reportedly the one who called the paramedics and police.
The driver sustained no injuries. The cause of the collision is not yet known but local authorities were on scene for further investigations.
Police spokesperson in the region, Zweli Mohobeleli, could not yet comment on the accident for further details.