Toddler dies after mother allegedly reverses 'not knowing the child was behind the car'

2020-01-11 10:26


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A two-year-old Graaff-Reinet boy died after his mother allegedly reversed her car into him, Eastern Cape police said on Saturday.

"It is alleged that a two-year-old child was killed when the child's mother reversed her vehicle, not knowing the child was behind the car, causing serious injury to the child," police spokesperson Captain Bradley Rawlinson said.

The incident occurred at around 17:30 on Thursday.

The child was taken to Midlands Hospital but was certified dead on arrival.

Rawlinson said they were investigating a case of culpable homicide.

No arrests have been made.
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