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[Follow-up] Pedestrians killed on N14 were both pregnant

The vehicle that hit two pedestrians on the N14 yesterday. Photo: QRS

Yesterday, 19 April, at about 2.30pm two pedestrians were knocked down and killed instantly on the N14 at the Beyers Naudé Drive offramp in Muldersdrift. Netcare 911 paramedics have now confirmed that the pedestrians were both pregnant and were on their way home after visiting a clinic.

Read initial article here: WATCH: Two pedestrians killed by car on N14

When they tried to cross the highway, they were hit by a vehicle. Paramedics who were travelling on the N14 came across the scene. They ran across the road to the women whom they believe were flung about 50 metres off the bonnet of the vehicle that had hit them before they landed onto the centre median.

They worked alongside West Rand District firefighters, but found that both women had extensive injuries and had died on impact. Various other emergency service personnel such as QRS and ER24 were also on scene to assist. The vehicle that hit them came to a standstill about 100 metres from the crash site. The driver, a woman, sustained minor injuries.

The exact details of the crash are being investigated by Muldersdrift Police members who were on scene. A case of culpable homicide was opened at the Muldersdrift Police Station.

The bodies of the deceased were taken to the Roodepoort mortuary.

Do you perhaps have more information pertaining to this story? Email us at krugersdorpnews@caxton.co.za or phone us on 011 955 1130.

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