09 Subject: Brick truck crashes through wall after partial head-on collision with tow truck.Statement: At approximately 09h20 on Thursday morning 12 March 2009, Netcare 911 paramedics responded to reports of a very serious collision involving several vehicles on Douglas road near to the corner of Alexander road in Douglasdale in the Fourways area. Picture. Netcare 911

Durban - A man was killed when he was run over by a car near Durban on Thursday morning, paramedics said.

He was killed on the M19 east-bound near the Blair Athol off-ramp, Netcare 911 spokesman Chris Botha said.

“The man was trying to cross the road during peak traffic and landed in front of a vehicle travelling towards Durban.”

He died on the scene. The car's driver sustained minor injuries and was treated on the scene before being taken to hospital. - Sapa