6 Year Old Scholar Killed: Oakford - KZN
A 6 year old boy was killed after he was run over and dragged several metres by a taxi outside Oakford Primary in Oakford - Verulam a short while ago.
At approximately 14: 47 members of Reaction Unit South Africa were called out to the scene by an educator who witnessed the accident. Upon arrival paramedics assessed the child and found that he had suffered extensive head and facial injuries. He showed no signs of life and was declared deceased at the scene.
According to an educator the child was waiting for his transport to pick him up from school when he ran onto the road from behind a stationary vehicle. He was run over and dragged several metres by a Toyota Hiace that was travelling downhill in the opposite direction.
Police are investigating further.