Two girls from Tafelsig were involved in a road accident on Wednesday, November 18.

One of the girls is in critical condition and the other has died from her injuries. The pair were allegedly hanging from a bread truck before jumping off, and then were struck by an oncoming lorry, according to journalist Julian Jansen.

TAFELSIG. 2 Girls apparently hang onto bread truck, then when they both jumped off, were hit by a lorry . One of the girls passed away on scene. The other critically.

Posted by Julian Jansen – Journalist onĀ Wednesday, 18 November 2020

Captain FC Van Wyk spoke to Cape Town Etc and said: “The circumstances surrounding the death of a 12 year old girl this afternoon at about 14:00 on the corners of Paulsberg and Kilimanjaro street Tafelsig Mitchell’s Plain is under investigation by Mitchell’s Plain SAPS.

“According to reports the two girls were hanging on a truck when they fell off the truck. The 13 year old girl sustained head injuries and is in a stable condition in a nearby medical facility.

“A Culpable Homicide case was opened for investigation.”

Anyone with any information about this incident can contact Mitchell’s Plain SAPS on 021 370 1600 or Crime Stop on 08600 10111.

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Imogen Searra