Faizel Patel, Radio Islam News - 28-12-2017
A seven-year-old boy and his sixteen-year-old sister have died after a rock was thrown from an overhead bridge on the car they were travelling in, in KwaZulu-Natal.
It’s understood the siblings who were from Vereeniging in Gauteng, were travelling with their father on the N2, between Tongaat and Ballito, on the KwaZulu-Natal North Coast on Wednesday night when the incident happened.
Police say the father rushed his children to the Netcare Alberlito Hospital in a desperate attempt to save them, but they succumbed to their injuries.
Spokesperson Nqobile Gwala says an inquest docket has been opened.
“An inquest docket is being investigated after an incident that took place last night where a rock fell from the bridge onto the victims car. Two children aged 16 and 7 died at the hospital. It is still unknown at this stage what transpired.”
Gwala says investigations are continuing.