An eight-year-old boy was killed while many others were injured in the illegal drag racing incident in Daveyton, Ekurhuleni in Gauteng.
The incident occurred on Sunday 08 January 2023 at the corner of Simunye Street and Madikizela Drive in Etwatwa.
The witness who got to the scene declared that a Toyota Etios and a Nissan NP1400 partook in an illegal drag race. The driver of the Toyota Etios allegedly lost control of the vehicle and collided with a group of minors and adults. The victims are aged between eight and 37 and were walking on the pavement.
The eight-year-old boy died instantly, and the two boys aged 12 years old sustained minor injuries and was transported to a hospital for treatment. Three other pedestrians aged 12, 30, and 37 were treated for panic by emergency services.