A 13-year-old boy was killed after being run over by a car on Sunday, in Wilgers.
Police spokesperson Warrant Officer Duane Lightfoot said the incident took place around 09:30, on the corner of Rossouw and Simon Vermooten streets.
“On their arrival they [police] found medical personnel and the motorist who was driving the vehicle.
“There was a male aged 13 who was run over by a motor vehicle. The person who was hit by the car was declared deceased by the medics on the scene.”
It is believed the boy was part of a group of entertainers wh:o dance with crates for some cash at the intersection.
Lightfoot said the circumstances around the incident were yet to be determined.
A case of culpable homicide was opened.
This article was republished from Rekord East with permission