A man, believed to be in his 20s, was hospitalized this afternoon following a hit-and-run incident on Commercial Road in Pietermaritzburg.
ER24 emergency care practitioners arrived on the scene at 13h20 to find another service tending to the patient.
On assessment, paramedics
found that the man had sustained numerous injuries and was in a serious condition.
The man was treated and provided with pain-relief medication before he was transported to Greys Provincial Hospital for further care.
The vehicle that struck the man was not found on the scene.
Local authorities were on the scene to conduct an investigation.