Two kids hit by a truck

By Drum Digital
22 November 2013

Two children died when they were hit by a truck on the R512 in Rhenosterspruit, near Lanseria, on Thursday, said paramedics.

Netcare 911 spokesperson Santi Steinmann said two other children were injured.

"[Paramedics] found that a heavy goods vehicle had left the roadway and struck children on the side of the road," she said.

"An 8-year-old child and 16-year-old child tragically lost their lives, while a 5year-old child and an 8-year-old child were both found in a critical condition."

A helicopter airlifted the two injured children to hospital.

The cause of the accident was not known.

- SAPA

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