Pietermaritzburg - A man died when a wall fell on him in Pietermaritzburg on Monday, paramedics said.

“Emergency personnel arrived on the scene and found the man underneath the rubble,” ER24 spokesman Derrick Banks said.

The man, in his late 60s, was walking along the pavement in Lotus Road, Northdale, when part of the wall collapsed.

He died on the scene. - Sapa