Scholar killed in crash with minibus while crossing the road in Tongaat

An 11-year-old scholar was killed while attempting to cross the R102 in the vicinity of the Hambanathi robots in Tongaat Tuesday morning.

At approximately 07:10 the RUSA Operations Center received multiple calls from passing motorists reporting the accident. Upon arrival the Victoria Primary learner was found lying on the northbound lane. He was found to have sustained life-threatening injuries and died at the scene.

It is alleged that the child was in the process of crossing the road when he was run over by a Toyota Quantum mini bus taxi.