Durban - A man was killed when he was hit by a car on the KwaMashu Highway in Durban on Monday morning, paramedics said.

“Reports from the scene indicate that... (he) tried to cross the highway and landed in front of a vehicle around 7am this morning,” ER24 spokesman Chris Botha said.

Botha said the 25-year-old man was declared dead at the scene from the injuries he suffered. - Sapa