DURBAN – A man believed to be in his seventies committed suicide by jumping to his death from a pedestrian bridge over the busy N3 highway at 10 am this morning.
Just after 10 am Rescue Care Paramedics responded to the N3 Durban bound just after Musgrave Road Bridge to find an elderly man lying motionless on the busy highway. He was immediately assessed by paramedics but due to his fatal injuries, he was declared deceased on the scene.
Captain Kepo Ndlovu of the Durban central SAPS has confirmed that the man committed suicide. “The man jumped off the bridge in an act of suicide and an inquest docket has been opened,” said Ndlovu.