Man dies after being hit by Putco bus
Details surrounding the incident are being investigated.
JOHANNESBURG - Tshwane Metro Police say a man has died after being struck by a Putco bus in Centurion.
Police say the man died on the scene this morning.
They're investigating exactly what happened.
Spokesman Isaac Mahamba says, "At around 6am this morning, there was an accident at the corner of Werder and the R101 that involved a Putco bus and a pedestrian. We can confirm that a pedestrian died on impact. As to what happened exactly, that will be [established] by the investigation."
Meanwhile, Putco has confirmed the incident and says it has contacted the victim's family.
The bus service's Tshepo Tsotsotso says "On behalf of the entire Putco family, we send our condolences to the family of the pedestrian that was knocked down by one of our buses. We have made contact with the victim's family for arrangements. We are awaiting the final accident report to determine what exactly happened. "