- A young man has died following an alleged assault after a night out in Adelaide
- Paramedics attempted to treat the victim, but they were unable to save his life
- Area closed between Rosina St and Morphett Rd as police establish crime scene
A man, 22, has been killed following a violent brawl during a night out in Adelaide that took a nasty turn in the early hours of the morning.
Police and ambulance crews rushed to a popular party spot on the corner of Hindley and Morphett St just after 5.30am on Sunday amidst reports of a fight breaking out between two groups of revellers.
Paramedics attempted to treat the victim, but he was unable to be saved and died at the scene, leaving onlookers shocked and devastated.
A man has died following an alleged assault after a night out in Hindley Street in Adelaide, SA
Paramedics rushed to treat the man but he could not be saved and passed away at the scene
Investigators are looking into the tragic incident as the surrounding area remained closed off
‘It’s pretty upsetting knowing that someone’s life has been taken away,’ 18-year-old witness Joe Sinden told the Adelaide Advertiser.
‘They would have just gone out and planned on having a good night like us boys did last night and they’ve just had their life taken away.’
Another passerby saw the entire aftermath of the fight, and detailed the upset tears and confusion that descended on the party strip following the chaos.
‘We just saw cop cars at the end of the street, just lights … And then people were saying on Hindley that apparently someone got hit,’ recalled Adam Riley, 18.
‘Everyone looks pretty upset — there’s a few people crying on Hindley. We come here every weekend and when s*** like that happens it’s kind of scary.’
‘Everyone looks pretty upset — there’s a few people crying on Hindley,’ a witness told media
Hindley St is closed between Rosina St and Morphett Rd as police established a crime scene
Partygoers have been left feeling unsafe in the usually popular area, with Aberfoyle Park teen Joel Martin calling the incident ‘heartbreaking’.
‘You want to go out and have a good night with your friends and you hear that somebody’s been hit because of no reason — you don’t feel safe at all.’
Hindley St is closed between Rosina St and Morphett Rd as police establish a crime scene and begin to investigate the tragic incident.
Patrons said that they no longer feel safe in the popular Adelaide party area after the death