Girl dies in road accident

2015-08-13 06:00

AN eight-year-old girl died after she was hit by a vehicle in Port Shepstone last Wednesday.

It is alleged that the girl was hit by a vehicle while reportedly walking home from school with friends.

When KZN Emergency Medical Services paramedics, fire fighters from Hibiscus Coast Protection Services and officers from SAPS and the RTI responded to the scene, they found the girl lying motionless down a small embankment on the road.

“She had already died,” said KZN EMS spokesperson, Robert McKenzie.

The driver of the car was also examined­ by paramedics.

The police are investigating the exact circumstances that resulted in the crash. - Supplied

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