South Africa 16.3.2017 02:12 pm

Boy, 12, dies after being hit by bus in EC

The accident was under investigation by Centane police who have opened a culpable homicide case.

A 12-year-old boy has died after he was hit by a bus at Gqunqe Village in Centane, in the Eastern Cape, police said on Thursday.

Athini Qondani succumbed to his injuries at about 4.30pm on Wednesday after he was hit by a bus while trying to cross a gravel road.

Police spokesperson Captain Jackson Manatha said the accident was under investigation by Centane police who have opened a culpable homicide case.

“Parents are warned to escort the children when they are to cross the roads to avoid the repeat of such incidents,” said Manatha.

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