Child Killed While Crossing Road: Verulam - KZN
A boy was killed while attempting to cross the north bound lane of the R102 between the Ottawa & Verulam intersection a short while ago (Sunday).
At approximately 16:14 members of Reaction Unit South
Africa were called out to the accident by passing motorists requesting medical assistance for the critically injured child.
Upon arrival Medics found that the boy who is estimated to be between the ages of six (6) and eight (8) was killed in the accident.
According to the driver he was travelling on the left lane when he noticed a group of children standing in the side of the road.
The deceased suddenly ran into the flow of traffic giving the
driver little time to react resulting in him being run over. The remaining children allegedly fled following the accident.
The child's identity has not been established at this stage.