A man, believed to be in his 20s, was killed this afternoon when he was hit by a light motor vehicle on the N1 highway on the Brakfontein turn-off in Centurion.
ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene to find the man lying in the middle o0f the road.
The wrecked light motor vehicle had come to a stop a short distance away.
Paramedics assessed the man and found that he had sustained numerous injuries and was in a critical condition.
The man was immediately treated and provided with several advanced life support interventions.
Unfortunately, after some time, the man succumbed to his multiple injuries. Nothing could be done for the man and he was declared dead on the scene.
The driver of the light motor vehicle was assessed and found to have escaped injury.
It is believed that the man had been working on the roadside barriers when he was struck by the vehicle.
Local authorities were on the scene to investigate further.