Three Dead In Hit & Run: R102 – Verulam
A passenger and two pedestrians have been killed in a hit & run on the R102 southbound lane between Verulam & Phoenix in KZN a short while ago.
Reaction Unit South Africa received multiple calls from motorist reporting the accident. Upon arrival Paramedics found an extensively damaged black Kia Rio car lying on the side of the road. A passenger seated in the front seat was found to be bleeding profusely. He died on scene minutes later. Two pedestrians were found in a ditch & both were declared deceased. The driver of the Kia was treated & transported to hospital.
According to two females who witnessed the accident, a second grey vehicle had run over the pedestrians, collided into the Kia Rio & then fled the scene. No further details of the vehicle was immediately available. According to the witness, the vehicle that fled the scene had damages to the rear & front of the body.