7-year-old killed in car crash

2015-04-13 18:57
(Netcare 911)

(Netcare 911)

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Pretoria - A 7-year-old boy was killed when he was struck by a car in Claremont in Pretoria on Monday, paramedics said.

Netcare 911 spokesperson Santi Steinmann paramedics and other services found the lifeless body of the boy lying next to the side of the road after he was knocked over by a vehicle.

"Upon assessment of the boy, paramedics found that he sadly passed away prior to their arrival due to the extensive injuries sustained during the pedestrian accident," Steinmann said.

"There was nothing further that could be done for the young boy and he was declared dead at the scene."

Details surrounding the cause of the accident were still unknown and would be investigated by police.


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