A man, believed to be in his 30s, was killed last night when a truck and scooter collided on the Main Road in Knysna in the Western Cape.

ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene to find the scooter lying in the middle of the road. The body of the man was found lying approximately ten metres away.

Paramedics assessed the man and found that he had sustained numerous injuries and showed no signs of life. Unfortunately, nothing could be done for him and he was declared dead.

The driver of the truck was not found at the scene.

The cause of the collision is not yet known but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.