Driver kills child on pavement

An eight-year-old girl died and her 15-year-old brother were seriously injured when they were hit by a car on Sunday night.

An eight-year-old girl died and her 15-year-old brother were seriously injured when they were hit by a car on Sunday night.

Superintendent Louis Jacobs said a group of children were playing on a pavement in Jouberton, near Klerksdorp, North West, when a speeding car ran into them.

Dorah Nkwedi died on the scene. Her brother, Macado, was in a serious condition in hospital.

The driver, 49, was under police surveillance in the same hospital. - Sapa

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