Mom, toddler die after car hits them

2015-06-17 13:57
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Johannesburg - A woman and her two-year-old son died after they were hit by a car while crossing a road in Ruimsig, west of Johannesburg on Wednesday morning, paramedics said.

"Paramedics arrived on scene and found the two lifeless bodies in the middle of the road. The light motor vehicle that collided with the pedestrians had stopped a few metres away," ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said.

The two were declared dead on the scene. The driver of the car was uninjured.

"It is understood that the driver... failed to notice the pedestrians crossing the road," Meiring said.

"Local authorities were on scene for further investigations."

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