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[POTCHEFSTROOM] Child killed in a vehicle knock over on N12

A 6-year-old girl sustained fatal injuries after she was knocked over by a vehicle on the N12 near Potchefstroom this afternoon.

When ER24 paramedics arrived at the scene shortly before 14h30, they found the little girl lying in the left lane of the highway. Unfortunately, she was showing no signs of life and was declared dead at the scene by paramedics.

The driver of the vehicle sustained no injuries but was visibly shaken and was transported by the provincial EMS to hospital for further medical care.

The exact circumstances surrounding the incident is not known to our paramedics, but police were on the scene for further investigations.