Pupil killed in Joburg accident

2012-09-13 15:50

Johannesburg - A schoolboy was killed by a car on the Golden Highway in Johannesburg on Thursday, paramedics said.

ER24 spokesperson Vanessa Jackson said the 11-year-old boy was crossing the road when he was hit by a VW Jetta.

"The boy was found lying in the road, in his school uniform and had sustained critical injuries," she said.

Paramedics performed CPR on the boy but he died at the scene. The driver of the Jetta was not injured in the accident.