SHALLCROSS-Two people, including a baby were injured and one person was declared dead after a vehicle hit a pedestrian on Hans Dettman Highway this morning at 6:45 am.
Rescue Care Paramedics arrived on the scene to find that the vehicle had rolled several times, before coming to a rest on its wheels after colliding with a pedestrian who was crossing the road. A baby was found lying a small distance from the vehicle after being ejected. The baby and an adult relative were treated on the scene and transported to a nearby hospital for further care. The body of the deceased was found nearby ,but Paramedics could not initiate treatment due to the severity of the injuries sustained.
It is unclear what caused the collision however the necessary authorities were on the scene and will be investigating further.
Rescue Care appeals to all parents to ensure children are strapped into age appropriate car seats to avoid unnecessary injuries or fatalities.