On 7 February, a ground staff member employed by the University of Pretoria (UP) was involved in an accident with a car driven by a student on Prospect Street. UP’s security services were notified to make their way to the scene. After arriving on the scene, security officers notified the central control management who then notified ambulance services and regulated traffic on the road.

The University of Pretoria employee was laying on the ground unconscious when security services arrived on the scene. Traffic was regulated around the employee. The employee was taken to a hospital by ambulance services.

The university management confirmed that an employee from the University of Pretoria was involved in an accident where he was allegedly knocked down by a car driven by a student outside the campus. Furthermore, they confirmed that he was immediately taken to a hospital where he was treated and released later in the day. The man sustained no serious injuries and campus security is currently investigating the incident. Brooklyn SAPS Media liaison officer, Captain Colette Weilbach confirmed that an accident report will be opened on the incident.

Susanna Anbu