A man, believed to be in his 30s, was left critically injured this morning when he was knocked over by a light motor vehicle at the Carol Road in Krugersdorp, west of Johannesburg.

ER24 paramedics, along with another private service, arrived on the scene at 06h40, finding the body of a man lying in the road.

Paramedics assessed the man and found that he had sustained serious injuries to his head and legs, leaving him in a critical condition.

Treatment and advanced life support interventions were immediately initiated, in an effort to stabilise the patient’s vital signs.

Once treated, the patient was transported by ambulance to Laratong Provincial Hospital for further care.

The driver of the light motor vehicle was assessed and found to have escaped injury.

Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.