Body of a man found lying in the middle lane of the N1 highway

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Body of a man found lying in the middle lane of the N1 highway
Body of a man found lying in the middle lane of the N1 highway. Photo: Arrive Alive

On 27 June 2017 the body of a man, believed to be in his 30s, was found lying in the middle lane of the N1 highway near the Gordon Road turnoff in Mariasburg.

ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at approximately 11h06 and found the body of a man, believed to be in his 30s, lying in the middle of the highway under the pedestrian bridge. Several vehicles had come to a stop causing traffic to backup. Paramedics assessed the man and found that he had sustained numerous injuries and showed no signs of life.

Unfortunately, nothing could be done for the man and he was declared dead on the scene. The details surrounding this incident are not yet known but local authorities will be investigating this matter further.

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