Driver attacked after 7-year-old knocked down

2016-01-01 17:04
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Vereeniging – A driver was attacked after he allegedly knocked down and killed a 7-year-old boy in Vereeniging on New Year's Day, paramedics said.

The boy was struck by a VW Jetta in Magnolia Street in Rus ter Vaal around noon, ER24 spokesperson Werner Vermaak said.

His body was found in the road shortly after he left a house where he had been playing. Local residents assaulted the driver and pelted his VW Jetta with rocks, smashing the windows. Paramedics treated him on the scene before police arrested him.

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