Girl killed in North West accident

2012-08-25 19:10
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Johannesburg - A 3-year-old girl was killed and her brother, 8, injured after the vehicle they were travelling in rolled just outside Carletonville, ER24 said on Saturday.

"The children's father was driving the vehicle when it appears that he suddenly lost control," ER24 spokesperson Vanessa Jackson said in a statement.

"The Nissan Navara overturned several times coming to rest in the middle of the road on its roof."

She said when paramedics arrived on the scene just after midday, the body of the girl was found lying a short distance away from the vehicle.

She had been ejected from the car when it overturned.

Her brother had also been flung out of the car and had sustained a severe back injury. He has been taken to hospital for further treatment.

The father survived unscathed after crawling out of the wreckage.
- SAPA
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