According to a report by ER24, a man and woman, both believed to be in their 30s, were killed last night when they were knocked over by a light motor vehicle on the N2, approximately 3km outside of Ermelo, towards Piet Retief.

ER24 paramedics, along with the Provincial EMS, arrived on the scene shortly after 19h00 to find a light motor vehicle on the side of the road. The body of a woman was found in the road while the body of a man was found approximately 20 metres away in a ditch.

Paramedics assessed both patients and found that they had sustained numerous injuries and showed no signs of life. Unfortunately, nothing could be done for them and they were declared dead.

The driver of the light motor vehicle fortunately escaped injury.

Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.

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