National 26.7.2016 02:11 pm

Pretoria schoolgirl seriously injured in hit-and-run

Image credit: Thinkstock

Image credit: Thinkstock

The girl was crossing the road at a pedestrian crossing in front of her school when she was hit by a vehicle.

A 14-year-old schoolgirl was seriously injured when she was struck by a car in front of Garsfontein High School on Tuesday.

Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha said reports from the scene indicated that the girl was crossing the road at a pedestrian crossing when she was hit.

“On Tuesday around 07:12, Netcare 911 paramedics responded to a pedestrian crash in front of Garsfontein High School where a girl was seriously hurt following a hit and run accident,” he said.

He added paramedics found she had sustained serious injuries.

– Caxton News Service

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