Girl, 13, killed by taxi

2015-01-19 09:57
(File, Nielen de Klerk, News24)

(File, Nielen de Klerk, News24)

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Mbombela - A girl, 13, was killed after being hit by a taxi in Witbank, Mpumalanga, paramedics said on Monday.

She was knocked down in Mathews Phosa Street in Kwaguqa at around 18:00 on Sunday, said ER24 spokesperson Chitra Bodasing in a statement.

"When ER24 paramedics and other services arrived on [the] scene, they found that the child was cold and not breathing."

The girl had sustained severe head injuries and was declared dead on the scene, she said.

The cause of the accident was unknown.

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