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Toddler dies after being run over at Pretoria home

Paramedics were called to the house in Kameeldrift on Monday night, where they found the young boy unresponsive.

Picture: Christa Eybers/EWN.

JOHANNESBURG - A Pretoria toddler has died after being run over by a car in a driveway.

Paramedics were called to the house in Kameeldrift on Monday night, where they found the young boy unresponsive.

It’s understood the child’s uncle didn't see him when he pulled up to the house in his bakkie.

Rufus Engelbrecht, from Life Support 24/7, said: “The parents were inside the house. The uncle came in with the bakkie and didn’t see the child on his way in. He drove over the child. When they came out of the house to greet the uncle, they saw the child lying in the driveway.”

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